Title: Days of Jubilee
Author: Patricia C. & Fredrick L. McKissack
Publisher: http://www.scholastic.com
Awards: Coretta Scott King Award
Publication Date: 2003
Genre: Historical Fiction
Audience: Gr. 3, 4, 5

Overview: This is an intense and moving book about the countless days when slaves were not free. It includes facts, stories, and examples about real slaves and their lives.

Activity: Have a group discussion with the children on their thoughts on slavery. Ask why they thought slavery is and was an unmoral act.

Reviewer’s Name: Camille McNeal