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The Story of Slavery

Written by Sarah Courtauld

Part of the 3.3 Young Reading Series Three (Purple) Series

Key Stage 2 History

The Story of Slavery Synopsis

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.

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.

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Book Information

ISBN: 9780746087527
Publication date: 31st October 2007
Author: Sarah Courtauld
Publisher: Usborne Publishing Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 64 pages
Year Groups: Key Stage 2
Topics: History

About Sarah Courtauld

Sarah Courtauld is a fresh and funny new voice in children’s fiction.  She won the Funny Women Comedy Writing Award in 2012 and the BAFTA/ Rocliffe New Writing Forum 2012, judged by a panel including Jennifer Saunders and Chris Addison.  Buckle and Squash and the Monstrous Moat-Dragon is her first novel, and the start of a fantastic news series for younger readers.

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