Kidnapped Prince

Kidnapped Prince

The Life of Olaudah Equiano

by Olaudah Equiano, Ann Cameron (Adaptor)
Publisher: Yearling
Mass market paperback, 160 pages
Price: $6.99

In 1755, a young African boy was kidnapped, hidden in an enormous sack, and carried off into slavery. So began a series of journeys that would take him halfway around the world—and a struggle for freedom that would make him famous.

Later, when he wrote his autobiography, it became a best-seller. He described for the world the evils of slavery—and in doing so, helped to end it.

The boy's name was Olaudah Equiano. This is his story.

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