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The Captive
Hansen, Joyce; The Captive. New York: Scholastic, 1994. , ISBN 0 590 41625 1.

Note: This perceptive historical novel won the 1995 African Studies Children's Book Award for Older Readers. It contrasts two cultures, the Asante kingdom of Ghana and New England during the era of slavery. Inspired by the life of Olaudah Equiano.



Rating: HR Grade: E M Type: Book

Reviewed by: CABA Committee

Subject: Ghana / West Africa / Asante / Slavery / Diaspora / Historical Fiction / CABA Winner