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Glory Field (1994)

Author: Myers, Walter Dean Publisher: Scholastic
Number of pages: 400 pages

This triumphant novel follows five generations of one African-American family from Africa to a South Carolina plantation through the Civil War, to the end of segregation, and beyond, to a moving and redemptive finale, when a young drug-addicted cousin is brought home to the glory field for a day of reunion and renewal.

ISBN 13: 978-0545055758
Reading Level (grade): 5.0