02476nam a2200421Ka 4500
9781426326677 (electronic bk)
Shackles from the deep [electronic resource] : tracing the path of a sunken slave ship, a bitter past, and a rich legacy
1 online resource
A pile of lime-encrusted shackles discovered on the seafloor in the remains of a ship called the Henrietta Marie, lands Michael Cottman, a Washington, D.C.-based journalist and avid scuba diver, in the middle of an amazing journey that stretches across three continents, from foundries and tombs in England, to slave ports on the shores of West Africa, to present-day Caribbean plantations. This is more than just the story of one ship - it's the untold story of millions of people taken as captives to the New World. Told from the author's perspective, this book introduces young readers to the wonders of diving, detective work, and discovery, while shedding light on the history of slavery.
Text Difficulty 6 - Text Difficulty 9
MG/Middle grades (4th-8th)
Electronic reproduction. Los Angeles : National Geographic Kids, 2017. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 28036 KB) or Kobo app or compatible Kobo device (file size: N/A KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).