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Rebel Cargo

3.44 of 5 stars 3.44  ·  rating details  ·  18 ratings  ·  3 reviews
This powerful novel begins with Abena, a West African girl who is sold into slavery and transported on the notorious transatlantic sea-route to Jamaica's sugar plantations. Then the story turns to Mungo, an English orphan who becomes a cabin boy, only to be kidnapped and sold as a white slave. When fate brings the youngsters together, Mungo risks life and limb to save Aben ...more
Hardcover, 300 pages
Published November 28th 2007 by Frances Lincoln Children's Books
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Neill Smith
Mungo Mullins was orphaned and placed on the street when his parents drowned when the sailing vessel they were on crashed on the rocks. When he tries to help a hanged slave he finds a piece of paper that documents the atrocious conditions under which the slaves are transported to Jamaica and becomes the target of some slavers. He tries to avoid them by becoming a cabin boy on a vessel but his pursuers sign on the same vessel and capture him upon reaching port in Jamaica. He is sold into slavery ...more
Helen
I found the title for this book after I had read "Sniper". This story is about a black slave girl and a white slave boy and how their paths cross and affect each other. Young peoples novel set during the slave trade time of history.
Tina86
A very powerful novel, one I won't forget anytime soon. Not for the faint hearted.
It did give me an insight on slavery in the 1800's something I knew absolutely nothing about.
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