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A compelling account of the story of slavery from ancient times, through the sugar plantations of the Caribbean and America to the slave trade’s official abolition 200 years ago. Recounts the stories of individual slaves, including their journeys and escape stories, and the slave trade in the 21st century. With internet links to recommended websites with virtual tours and more information. Usborne Reading Programme has been developed with reading experts from Roehampton University. Young Reading Series 3 is designed to provide more complex stories for confident readers.

Book information

Age
7+
Key Stage
KS2 E/H
Lexile Measure
930L
CEFR Level
C1
Hardback with ribbon marker
ISBN: 9780746087527
Extent: 64 pages
Dimensions: 196 x 130mm
Author/Editor
Sarah Courtauld
Illustrator
Karen Tomlins

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Resources for this book

  • Usborne Reading Programme
    Find out more about the Usborne Reading Programme, download a chart of the seven levels and watch an interview with reading consultant Alison Kelly.
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