- Published: New York : Schwartz & Wade Books, 2011.
- Year Published: 2011
- Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
- Language: English
- Format: Book
- Novels in verse.
- Families -- Fiction.
- Slavery -- Fiction.
- Four elements (Philosophy) -- Fiction.
- Blacksmiths -- Fiction.
- Blacks -- Fiction. -- Mali
- African Americans -- Fiction.
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Call number: J Fiction / McKissack, Pat
Available Copies: Downtown Youth, Malletts Youth, Traverwood Youth
In eighteenth-century West Africa, a boy raised by his blacksmith father and the Mother Elements--Wind, Fire, Water, and Earth--is captured and taken to America as a slave.
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