Picture book for ages 8 and up. Having learned from Mama that the world is filled with things that do what they please like the moon and the cat, eight-year-old Tess wonders why she and Mama are constantly told what to do. They are told when to play, when to eat, and even when to sleep. Mama gently explains that they are slaves and are told what to do because they are owned by the couple in the big... [click here for more]
Afya’s Pride is the story of Daniel Rhydwen, a boy from Wales caught in the turmoil of the wars between Britain and France in the early 1800’s, the Age of Sail. Following in his father’s footsteps he joins the Royal Navy as a young midshipman at age 11. He serves in the Irish Squadron and then the Jamaica Squadron before starting a new life in Freetown, Sierra Leone.
Daniel is... [click here for more]