Priscilla's Homecoming Across The Sea
Stacey Culpepper, author
This is a true story that follows the life of a young girl re-named Priscilla who was torn away from her village in Sierra Leone in 1756 and sold into slavery. The owner of a South Carolina plantation kept very strict records of his slaves and the information was passed down through his family. Cherish the history of what happened to Priscilla, and the strength it took for her to survive the middle passage and become an ancestress to 75,000 people. Young readers will be inspired to learn that out of bad experiences persistent courage can lead to triumph.