Collins Big Cat - Olaudah Equiano: From Slavery to Freedom: Band 15/Emerald

Paperback

Olaudah Equiano was kidnapped as a child from his village in Africa and shipped to America to begin life in slavery. This book recounts his amazing journey to freedom and how he eventually helped to put an end to slavery. The text and pictures graphically portray his life aboard ship, on the plantations and later life in the English gentry.

  • Emerald/Band 15 books provide a widening range of genres including science fiction and biography, prompting more ways to respond to texts.
  • Text type – A biography
  • There is a useful glossary and a timeline of Olaudah's life to help children recount the information.
  • Curriculum links – Citizenship : to realise the nature and consequences of racism; Geography: To recognise how places fit together within a wide geographical context.
  • This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader.

Collins Big Cat supports every primary child on their reading journey from phonics to fluency. Top authors and illustrators have created fiction and non-fiction books that children love to read. Book banded for guided and independent reading, there are reading notes in the back, comprehensive teaching and assessment support and ebooks available.

Collins Big Cat is a whole-school reading programme that provides complete support for primary reading. Children will become fluent readers through hundreds of high-quality fiction and non-fiction banded books by award-winning authors and illustrators. In-depth teaching resources support you in developing and assessing key reading skills at all stages from early reading through to phonics, to guided, whole-class and independent reading for more confident readers.

RRP: £7.25

ISBN

978-0-00-723096-9

Publication Date

04-01-2007

Format

Paperback

Pages

48 pages

Dimensions

170x210mm

Author

Paul Thomas, Illustrated by Victor Ambrus, Prepared for publication by Collins Big Cat

Product Description

Olaudah Equiano was kidnapped as a child from his village in Africa and shipped to America to begin life in slavery. This book recounts his amazing journey to freedom and how he eventually helped to put an end to slavery. The text and pictures graphically portray his life aboard ship, on the plantations and later life in the English gentry.

  • Emerald/Band 15 books provide a widening range of genres including science fiction and biography, prompting more ways to respond to texts.
  • Text type – A biography
  • There is a useful glossary and a timeline of Olaudah's life to help children recount the information.
  • Curriculum links – Citizenship : to realise the nature and consequences of racism; Geography: To recognise how places fit together within a wide geographical context.
  • This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader.

Collins Big Cat supports every primary child on their reading journey from phonics to fluency. Top authors and illustrators have created fiction and non-fiction books that children love to read. Book banded for guided and independent reading, there are reading notes in the back, comprehensive teaching and assessment support and ebooks available.

Collins Big Cat is a whole-school reading programme that provides complete support for primary reading. Children will become fluent readers through hundreds of high-quality fiction and non-fiction banded books by award-winning authors and illustrators. In-depth teaching resources support you in developing and assessing key reading skills at all stages from early reading through to phonics, to guided, whole-class and independent reading for more confident readers.

ISBN

978-0-00-723096-9

Publication Date

04-01-2007

Format

Paperback

Pages

48 pages

Dimensions

170x210mm

Product Description

Olaudah Equiano was kidnapped as a child from his village in Africa and shipped to America to begin life in slavery. This book recounts his amazing journey to freedom and how he eventually helped to put an end to slavery. The text and pictures graphically portray his life aboard ship, on the plantations and later life in the English gentry.

  • Emerald/Band 15 books provide a widening range of genres including science fiction and biography, prompting more ways to respond to texts.
  • Text type – A biography
  • There is a useful glossary and a timeline of Olaudah's life to help children recount the information.
  • Curriculum links – Citizenship : to realise the nature and consequences of racism; Geography: To recognise how places fit together within a wide geographical context.
  • This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader.

Collins Big Cat supports every primary child on their reading journey from phonics to fluency. Top authors and illustrators have created fiction and non-fiction books that children love to read. Book banded for guided and independent reading, there are reading notes in the back, comprehensive teaching and assessment support and ebooks available.

Collins Big Cat is a whole-school reading programme that provides complete support for primary reading. Children will become fluent readers through hundreds of high-quality fiction and non-fiction banded books by award-winning authors and illustrators. In-depth teaching resources support you in developing and assessing key reading skills at all stages from early reading through to phonics, to guided, whole-class and independent reading for more confident readers.

Author

Paul Thomas, Illustrated by Victor Ambrus, Prepared for publication by Collins Big Cat