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I Want to be Free

Average rating
5 out of 5
Based on 3 Ratings and 3 Reviews

Book Description
Before I die, I want to be free. But the Big Man says, "You belong to me."

A runaway slave has broken the chains that bound him, but as he sets out for the land of the free, he still carries the weight of an iron ring around his ankle. As long as it remains, and as long as the Big Man hunts him, he'll never truly be free. But rescuing an orphaned slave child from certain capture gives hi... More
Book Information
PublisherG.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers
BindingHardcover (3 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages32
Publication Date01/08/2009
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About Joseph Slate (Author) : Joseph Slate is a published author and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Joseph Slate include Miss Bindergarten Celebrates the Last Day of Kindergarten, Miss Binderg... more
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About E. B. Lewis (Illustrator) : E. B. Lewis is a published author and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of E. B. Lewis include Bippity Bop Barbershop, Joe-Joe's First Flight, Keeping the Night Watch.
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