Freedom (Paperback)
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Freedom (Paperback)

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Paperback 160 Pages
Published: 02/08/2018
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Compassionate and powerful, this Winner of the Little Rebels Children's Book Award 2019 tells the story of a slave boy Nat, shipped to England from a Jamaican plantation in 1783. His journey to London entails many harrowing discoveries, but also the kindness and generosity of strangers. With insight and hope firmly anchored in the narrative, Freedom offers an important perspective to one of the darkest episodes in British history.

Winner of the Little Rebels Children's Book Award 2019

'Filled with humour, compassion and hope' -  Imogen Russell Williams, The Guardian

An action-packed and pacey story about a boy's experience of slavery in Britain. Nathaniel doesn't want to move to England with his master's family, leaving behind his mother and sister on the Jamaican plantation. But then he remembers what his mother told him: once a slave sets foot on English soil, they're free. Perhaps he can earn his fortune and buy his family's freedom, too.

Publisher: Scholastic
ISBN: 9781407185484
Number of pages: 160
Weight: 120 g
Dimensions: 200 x 131 x 11 mm

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“A brilliant, meaningful gem of a novel”

Catherine Johnson packs a lot into this short novel. When Nat is charged with the task of keeping a gift of pineapple plants alive for the journey from Jamaica to England, he leaves home believing he’s going to a land... More

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“Emotive, action-packed and enjoyable read.”

Written for children in UKS2+ (9 - 12+) this book effectively manages the balance between authentically telling a complex and harrowing story whilst being appropriate for the age of the intended audience. It's no... More

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“Evocative, accessible story of slavery”

I read this book in a weekend, and as a primary school teacher, incorporated it into my reading planning for the following week. It's a vital but accessible story told from the point of view of Nathaniel, a... More

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