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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (126 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Harriette Gillem Robinet Narrator: Andrea Johnson Publisher: Recorded Books Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Twelve-year-old Pascal can hardly believe his ears. His older, run-away brother has returned to the plantation with an amazing story: President Lincoln has freed the slaves. Not only that, each newly-freed family can have 40 acres of land and maybe a mule, just for the asking. Now all Pascal and his brother have to do is sneak away from their angry master - and find out where the government is giving away farmland. But as they search, they still must hide from men who would force them back to slavery. Will Pascal ever know true freedom?

The granddaughter of slaves on Robert E. Lee's Virginia estate, Harriette Gillem Robinet bases this story on research and oral stories of slavery. Forty Acres and Maybe a Mule sheds new light on the little understood time of Reconstruction in the South. Narrator Andrea Johnson vividly brings to life the adventures that could have happened to one small group of African Americans. Download and start listening now!


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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Heather | 1/12/2014

    " An historical fiction book about slavery. It was good and evoked a lot of emotion. I felt it was slow in the middle and then just happened too fast at the end. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 by Alexis | 12/29/2013

    " if your not into history. then i wouldnt reccommend this book. history bores me, so this was boring "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Kitty | 12/14/2013

    " Great historical fiction from Reconstruction era. 5/6th grade "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Njblack | 11/30/2013

    " This book was awarded the Scott O'Dell award for Historical Fiction. I would suggest this book to children from about 4th grade and up to read that were interested in the time period or were looking for a good book about growing up. "

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