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My Name is Not Friday

Jon Walter

A gorgeously written account of a freeborn black boy sold into slavery during the Civil War; think 12 Years a Slave for young adults. Well-mannered Samuel and his mischievous younger brother Joshua are free black boys living in an orphanage during the end of the Civil War. Samuel takes the blame for Joshua's latest prank, and the consequence is worse than he could ever imagine. He's taken from the orphanage to the South, given a new name--Friday--and sold into slavery. What follows is a heartbreaking but hopeful account of Samuel's journey from freedom to captivity, and back again.

A gorgeously written account of a freeborn black boy sold into slavery during the Civil War; think 12 Years a Slave for young adults. Well-mannered Samuel and his mischievous younger brother Joshua are free black boys living in an orphanage during the end of the Civil War. Samuel takes the blame for Joshua's latest prank, and the consequence is worse than he could ever imagine. He's taken from the orphanage to the South, given a new name--Friday--and sold into slavery. What follows is a heartbreaking but hopeful account of Samuel's journey from freedom to captivity, and back again.
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A gorgeously written account of a freeborn black boy sold into slavery during the Civil War; think 12 Years a Slave for young adults. Well-mannered Samuel and his mischievous younger brother Joshua are free black boys living in an orphanage during the end of the Civil War. Samuel takes the blame for Joshua's latest prank, and the consequence is worse than he could ever imagine. He's taken from the orphanage to the South, given a new name--Friday--and sold into slavery. What follows is a heartbreaking but hopeful account of Samuel's journey from freedom to captivity, and back again.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Dion Graham

Length:

9h 57m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

00:31


Part 1, Chapter 1
Part 1, Chapter 1

08:32


Part 1, Chapter 2
Part 1, Chapter 2

25:58


Part 1, Chapter 3
Part 1, Chapter 3

09:30


Part 1, Chapter 4
Part 1, Chapter 4

34:52


Part 2, Chapter 5
Part 2, Chapter 5

22:57


Part 2, Chapter 6
Part 2, Chapter 6

23:55


Part 2, Chapter 7
Part 2, Chapter 7

25:52


Part 2, Chapter 8
Part 2, Chapter 8

29:12


Part 2, Chapter 9
Part 2, Chapter 9

24:13


Part 2, Chapter 10
Part 2, Chapter 10

28:03


Part 2, Chapter 11
Part 2, Chapter 11

14:53


Part 2, Chapter 12
Part 2, Chapter 12

21:12


Part 2, Chapter 13
Part 2, Chapter 13

29:56


Part 2, Chapter 14
Part 2, Chapter 14

31:25


Part 2, Chapter 15
Part 2, Chapter 15

27:40


Part 2, Chapter 16
Part 2, Chapter 16

18:53


Part 2, Chapter 17
Part 2, Chapter 17

18:24


Part 2, Chapter 18
Part 2, Chapter 18

19:06


Part 2, Chapter 19
Part 2, Chapter 19

31:39


Part 3, Chapter 20
Part 3, Chapter 20

11:55


Part 3, Chapter 21
Part 3, Chapter 21

25:17


Part 3, Chapter 22
Part 3, Chapter 22

25:09


Part 3, Chapter 23
Part 3, Chapter 23

23:47


Part 3, Chapter 24
Part 3, Chapter 24

28:02


Part 3, Chapter 25
Part 3, Chapter 25

26:42


Part 3, Chapter 26
Part 3, Chapter 26

08:27


Part 3, Chapter 27
Part 3, Chapter 27

01:06