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Plantation life

  • Author:
    Gist, Deeanne
    Summary:

    Tobacco brides--women prisoners shipped from England--are a hot commodity with farmers in 1643 Virginia. Drew isn't concerned about marriage--he just wants a servant to keep his house. Yet fate brings him to Constance, who claims to be...

  • Author:
    Northup ,Solomon
    Summary:

    12 Years a Slave is the harrowing account of a black man, born free in New York State, who was drugged, kidnapped, and sold into slavery in 1841. Having no way to contact his family, and fearing for his life if he told the truth,...

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