Burg, Ann E.,

Unbound : a novel in verse / Ann E. Burg. - First edition. - 345 pages ; 21 cm

The day nine-year-old Grace is called to work in the kitchen in the Big House, everyone warns her to keep her head down and her thoughts to herself, but the more she sees of the oppressive Master and his hateful wife, the more she questions things until one day her thoughts escape--and to avoid being separated she and her family flee into the Dismal Swamp, to join the other escaped slaves who live there.

Middle School. 900 Lexile.

A Junior Library Guild Selection Rebecca Caudill Young Readers' Book Award, 2019

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Slaves--Social conditions--United States--Juvenile fiction.
Fugitive slaves--United States--Juvenile fiction.
African American families--Juvenile fiction.
Slavery--United States--Juvenile fiction.
Novels in verse
Fugitive slaves--Fiction
African Americans--Fiction
Family life--Fiction
JUVENILE FICTION--Historical--Civil War Period (1850-1877)--United States
JUVENILE FICTION--People & Places--African American.--United States
JUVENILE FICTION--Social Themes--Prejudice & Racism.
African American families.
African American families--Fiction.
Slaves--United States--Fiction.
Slavery--United States--Fiction.

Dismal Swamp (N.C. and Va.)--Juvenile fiction.
Southern States--History--1775-1865--Juvenile fiction.
Dismal Swamp (N.C. and Va.)--Fiction
Southern States--History--1775-1865--Fiction
Southern States.
United States.
United States--Dismal Swamp.

Novels in verse.
Novels in verse.
Historical fiction.
Juvenile works.
Historical fiction.
Historical fiction.

PZ7.5.B87 / Un 2016

813.6 Fic