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In The Time Of The Drums (jump At The Sun)

In The Time Of The Drums

Jump At The Sun

MPN: FBA-|320250
ISBN: 078680436X
Author: Kim L. Siegelson


Mentu, an American-born slave boy, watches his beloved grandmother, Twi, lead the insurrection at Teakettle Creek of Ibo people arriving from Africa on a slave ship.
Your child will love this fabulous book by Kim L. Siegelson. Written by Kim L. Siegelson and it is published by Jump At The Sun. The children's book became available sometime in 1999. The hardcover book is for ages 72 months and up, and talks about Slave insurrections along with Igbo and African Americans and it is regarded as smart juvenile fiction. This is the 1st ed. is 32 pages long and it contains colorfully illustrated pictures. The book dimensions are 11.25" Height x 8.75" Length x 0.35" Width. It has got a weight of 0.9 lbs. Obtain a copy of this book, visit the shopping cart button on this page.

Mentu has never known Africa. Like Twi, the people inside yearn to return to Africa. One day, a slave ship docks on the shore of the island where Mentu lives. An essential addition to library and  family  collections, this arrives just in time for Black History Month. He is an island-born boy. But Grandmother Twi, she has Africa in her blood— and she shares the old magic of her home through songs and stories.   Will old magic help them break their chains and cross the ocean to freedom?     Certain to inspire for years to come, In the Time of the Drums tells a spellbinding story of strength in slavery times.


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