Copper Sun is the epic story of a young girl torn from her African village, sold into slavery, and stripped of everything she has ever known--except hope.
On this day in 1865, Union Troops arrived in Galveston, Texas, the last stop on their tour to liberate enslaved persons in the US. This represents a day of hope. But the history, both before and after this day, has been fraught. Here we present a reading list for a range of ages shedding light on this difficult subject.