The Slave Dancer
Kidnapped by the crew of an Africa-bound ship, a thirteen-year-old boy discovers to his horror that he is on a slaver and his job is to play music for the exercise periods of the human cargo.
Newbery Medal, 1974.
Newbery Award, 1974.
History -- Errand -- Moonlight -- Shrouds -- Bight of Benin -- Nicholas Spark walks on water -- Spaniard -- Ben Stout's mistake -- Old man -- Home and after.
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"A thirteen-year-old boy wanders down the New Orleans wharf to watch the slave traders unload their cargo. He is shanghaied aboard a ship bound for Africa to play for the slaves while they exercise. He befriends a black boy his age and they witness the horrors of slavery together." (Novelist Review)
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