[Book club ed.] - New York : Scholastic Inc., c1991, (1993 printing).
xi, 292 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Reprint: Originally published: New York : HarperCollins, c1991.
"First Scholastic printing, January 1993"--Verso t.p.
A history of the African-American struggle for freedom and equality, beginning with the capture of Africans in 1619, continuing through the American Revolution, the Civil War, and into contemporary times.