Reframing History: Insider/Outsider Paradigms in Ten Books about Slavery

  • Paula T. Connolly
Keywords: slavery

Abstract

Review of:

Baxter, Jean Rae. Freedom Bound. Vancouver: Ronsdale, 2012.

Cooper, Afua. My Name Is Henry Bibb: A Story of Slavery and Freedom. Toronto: Kids Can, 2009.

Cooper, Afua. My Name Is Phillis Wheatley: A Story of Slavery and Freedom. Toronto: Kids Can, 2009.

Gann, Marjorie, and Janet Willen. Five Thousand Years of Slavery. Toronto: Tundra, 2011.

Granfield, Linda. Out of Slavery: The Journey to Amazing Grace. Illus. Janet Wilson. 1997. Toronto: Tundra, 2009.

Herbstein, Manu. Brave Music of a Distant Drum. Markham: Red Deer, 2011.

Plaxton, Judith. Morning Star. Toronto: Second Story, 2011.

Towell, Ann. Grease Town. Toronto: Tundra, 2010.

Wesley, Gloria Ann. Chasing Freedom. Black Point: Roseway, 2011.

Wesley, Gloria Ann. If This Is Freedom. Black Point: Roseway, 2013.

Author Biography

Paula T. Connolly

Paula T. Connolly is an Associate Professor of English at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, where she teaches courses in children’s and young adult literature and culture. Her study Slavery in American Children’s Literature, 1790–2010 was published in 2013.

Published
2014-11-17
How to Cite
Connolly, P. (2014). Reframing History: Insider/Outsider Paradigms in Ten Books about Slavery. Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures, 6(2). Retrieved from http://jeunessejournal.ca/index.php/yptc/article/view/252
Section
Review Essays