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Author Russell, Krista.
Title Chasing the Nightbird / Krista Russell.
Pub Info Atlanta, Ga. : Peachtree, c2011.
book jacket
 Eastham-Children's Coll.  J FICTION RUS     AVAILABLE
Descript 200 p. ; 23 cm.
Audience 680L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader MG 4.6 7 7 145942
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 199-200).
Summary In 1851 New Bedford, Massachusetts, fourteen-year-old Cape Verdean sailor Lucky Valera is kidnapped by his estranged half-brother and forced to work in a mill, but while Lucky is plotting his escape he meets a former slave and a young Quaker girl who influence his plans.
Subject Sailors -- Juvenile fiction.
Fugitive slaves -- Juvenile fiction.
Abolitionists -- Juvenile fiction.
Conduct of life -- Juvenile fiction.
Cabo Verdean Americans -- Juvenile fiction.
Sailors -- Fiction.
Fugitive slaves -- Fiction.
Abolitionists -- Fiction.
Conduct of life -- Fiction.
Cabo Verdean Americans -- Fiction.
Historical fiction.
Massachusetts -- History -- 1775-1865 -- Juvenile fiction.
Genre Young adult fiction.
ISBN 9781561455973 (hbk.)
1561455970 (hbk.)
Stndrd # 9781561455973
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