The Slave Dancer

The Slave Dancer

Book - 2008
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Kidnapped by the crew of an Africa-bound ship, a thirteen-year-old boy discovers to his horror that he is on a slaver and his job is to play music for the exercise periods of the human cargo.
Publisher: New York : Aladdin Paperbacks, 2008.
Edition: First Aladdin paperbacks edition.
ISBN: 9781416971399
1416971394
9780689845055
0689845057
9781606862223
1606862227
9781442039568
1442039566
0688845057
Branch Call Number: YA Fox
Characteristics: 177 pages ; 20 cm

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Indigo_Elephant_22 Jun 28, 2014

Jessie is a young boy going to get candles for his mother when he is stolen to work on a ship. the story is about his life and jobs on the ship and how he gets home.

lms May 07, 2008

"A thirteen-year-old boy wanders down the New Orleans wharf to watch the slave traders unload their cargo. He is shanghaied aboard a ship bound for Africa to play for the slaves while they exercise. He befriends a black boy his age and they witness the horrors of slavery together." (Novelist Review)

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Indigo_Elephant_22 Jun 28, 2014

It was a great book! Even though it was sad until the very end.

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Indigo_Elephant_22 Jun 28, 2014

"I can't hear it! I can't bear it!"

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