Library:ADCLP/Benjie's portion

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Benjie's portion / Martin Ballard ; Illustrated by Douglas Phillips.


In 1787 when Benjamin and other freed Negroes set sail for Sierra Leone, a free colony in West Africa, they know life may not be better there but it can't be worse than the life they are leaving behind in Nova Scotia.

Reading Levels

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Publication History

  • London : Longmans Young Books, 1969. 188 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. OCLC 4918007
  • New York : World Pub. Co., 1969. 208 p. : illus. ; 21 cm. OCLC 50414