Publish date: September 15th 2011
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
, Historical Fiction
, Middle Grade
, African American
, American History
Overall, I enjoyed this book. It was a great look at what life may have been like for the children in this unique situation and of Jefferson as he lived his post-presidential life. I liked how she presented the story from the perspective of the two older boys for the first parts, but when she swit...
Beverley is still a child when he finds out who his father is; it's not something he's known all his life, even though he's known the man, but his mama had to wait to tell him until he was old enough to keep a secret. His father, you see, is Master Jefferson; his mama is a slave. Beverley's a slav...
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