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Nonfiction Ages 9-12
Pages: 80
Themes: history, African Americans, African Canadians, Birchtown, Black Loyalists, slavery, American Revolution, freedom
Publisher: Nimbus Publishing
Pub Date: 01/02/2015
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Wanda Taylor recounts the incredible story of the Black Loyalists of Birchtown. With educational and accessible language, she introduces young readers to the journey of Black American soldiers taken from Africa as slaves, their quest for freedom, the settlement and struggle of Black Loyalists on Nova Scotia soil, and the enduring spirit of their descendants in spite of a history marked by hardship and loss.

Includes informative sidebars, highlighted glossary terms, recommended reading, historic timeline, an index and dozens of historical and contemporary images.

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