In The Time Of The Drums

ISBN-10: 1620143097
ISBN-13: 9781620143094
Author: Siegelson, Kim L.
Illustrated by: Pinkney, Brian
Interest Level: 2-5
Publisher: Lee and Low

Publication Date: October 2016

Copyright: 1999

Page Count: 32

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Interest Level

Grades 2-5

Reading Level

Guided Reading: W
Lexile: AD570L
Accelerated Reader Level: 4.6
Accelerated Reader Points: 0.5
Grade Level Equivalent: 4



BISAC Subjects

JUVENILE FICTION / People & Places / United States / African American

JUVENILE FICTION / Family / Multigenerational

Mentu has never known Africa. He is an island-born boy. But Grandmother Twi, she has Africa in her blood--and she shares the old magic of her home through songs and stories. One day, a slave ship docks on the shore of the island where Mentu lives. Like Twi, the people inside yearn to return to Africa. Will old magic help them break their chains and cross the ocean to freedom?
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