A moving story of the African slave trade.Obah is a young boy living in Benin in western Africa in the eighteenth century. One day his life changes for ever when he and his beloved younger sister, Banita, are wrenched away from the world they know, and sold into slavery. But the greatest pain of all comes when Obah and his sister are separated. He vows never to give up searching for Banita. Obah's love and determination to escape keep him strong, but will that be enough to keep him alive?
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Stewart Ross is a popular, prize-winning children's author. He has written over one hundred books for children, including many on 20th century history. His works have been translated into more than a dozen languages. Stewart taught history, English and politics for ten years to children of all ages.Review:
The events of the books and the interactions of the characters are immediate and vivid but also hint at the long-term devastation that has been inflicted on the people concerned. * Children's Book Magazine, Ireland *
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