Africa Is My Home: A Child Of The Amistad by Monica Edinger
Published by Candlewick Press, 2015
Inspired by a true account, here is the compelling story of a child who arrives in America on the slave ship Amistad – and eventually makes her way home to Africa. Narrated in a remarkable first-person voice, this fictionalized book of memories of a real-life figure retells history through the eyes of a child. Lush, full-colour illustrations by Robert Byrd, plus archival photographs and documents, bring an extraordinary journey to life.