What's the Name of That Book??? discussion

UNSOLVED: One specific book > Historical Fiction: Setting is in the United States, about a slave and continues on through the generations of her family until the present day. Includes both male and female main characters. the version i read has a orange cover. read around 2010.

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message 1: by Cheyenne (new)

Cheyenne (misterlaywerdude) | 1 comments It was a required book for me to read in middle school. I recall the first character being young girl and a run away slave.

message 2: by Kris (last edited Dec 02, 2018 10:13AM) (new)

Kris | 34332 comments Mod
Crow by Barbara Wright Crow by Barbara Wright?

Show Way by Jacqueline Woodson Show Way by Jacqueline Woodson turned up while searching, but it's a picture book.

message 3: by Katy (new)

Katy | 1 comments The Twelve Tribes of Hattie? by Mathis

message 4: by Julia (last edited Dec 04, 2018 01:50PM) (new)

Julia | 21 comments Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi ?

edit: shoot, I think mine was published too recently

message 5: by ``Laurie (new)

``Laurie (laurielynette) | 1039 comments Maybe this list has the book you're looking for:


message 6: by Adele (new)

Adele | 1208 comments This is just a guess: The Borning Room The Borning Room by Paul Fleischman

message 8: by Kate (new)

Kate Farrell | 4072 comments Mod
The link for Katy's suggestion in message #3: The Twelve Tribes of Hattie

message 9: by Rainbowheart (new)

Rainbowheart | 16818 comments Maybe Queen or something else by Alex Haley?

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