My Name Is Sally Little Song, Woods, Brenda

My Name Is Sally Little Song

Authors: Woods, Brenda
Genres: Historical Fiction
Topics: Slavery, Native American History/Interest, African American History/Interest
Lexile: 780
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
BISAC/Subject: JUV039120, JUV011010, JUV011040
Grade: 3 - 7
ISBN: 9781440684401
Classification: Fiction
Synopsis: 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.

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