Library:ADCLP/Agassu : legend of the leopard king

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Agassu : legend of the leopard king / Dupré, Rick.


Relates the traditional West African tale, based on actual events, of how the slave Agassu becomes free and returns to lead his people. Also includes brief biographies of nine African-Americans involved in the struggle for equal rights.


Africa, Folklore, Folklore. Human rights., West. Slavery

Reading Levels

[No age range specified] / Kindergarten - Grade 3

Publication History

  • Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Books, 1993. 35 p. ISBN 0876147643 (lib. bdg.)