Days of Jubilee tells the story of the end of slavery in the United States. McKissack uses slave narratives throughout to illustrate the events of the times. She takes us through the beginnings of slavery to the emancipation of the slaves after the Civil War. There is a lot of historical detail in this book; McKissack really did her research. This is a thoughtful, well researched book that anyone can enjoy.
15. February 2013 · Comments Off · Categories: Angie, Children's Books, History, NonFiction · Tags: black author, civil war, slavery
Days of Jubilee: The End of Slavery in the United States by Patricia C. McKissack, 144 pages, read by Angie, on 02/13/2013