My Name Is Sally Little Song by Brenda Woods

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Sally Harrison and her family are slaves on a plantation in Georgia. But when Master decides to sell Sally and her brother, the family escapes to seek shelter with a tribe of Seminoles who are rumored to adopt runaway slaves. After a perilous journey, Sally’s family finds and joins the tribe. But while her father and brother easily adjust to Indian ways, Sally can’t seem to find her place. Combining the poetry of Sally’s songs with the heartracing tension of the family’s escape, author Brenda Woods delivers a breathtaking story of a girl caught between worlds.
 

About Brenda Woods

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Brenda Woods (www.brendawoods.net) is the author of Coretta Scott King Honor winner The Red Rose Box. She lives in the Los Angeles area.
 
Published October 18, 2007 by Puffin. 204 pages
Genres: Travel, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Woods's (The Red Rose Box) solid historical fiction relays the story of a 12-year-old born into slavery on a Georgia plantation in 1790. Offering a believable, horrifying portrayal of life as a captiv

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