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11 edition of The Glory Field found in the catalog.

The Glory Field

by Walter Dean Myers

  • 75 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Scholastic in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Carolina
    • Subjects:
    • African Americans -- Fiction,
    • African Americans -- Fiction,
    • Family -- Fiction,
    • Discrimination -- Fiction,
    • Slavery -- Fiction,
    • South Carolina -- Fiction

    • About the Edition

      Follows a family"s two hundred forty-one year history, from the capture of an African boy in the 1750s through the lives of his descendants, as their dreams and circumstances lead them away from and back to the small plot of land in South Carolina that they call the Glory Field.

      Edition Notes

      Statementby Walter Dean Myers.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ7.M992 Gl 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination375 p. ;
      Number of Pages375
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1432013M
      ISBN 100590458973
      LC Control Number93043520
      OCLC/WorldCa29756934

      On landing in the Magnificence Field, Malcolm encounters another enlivening. There, he meets the remainder of the family, yet additionally Robert (Grower) Lewis, Tommy’s dad. While helping Grower and the remainder of the family get the last harvest of sweet potatoes from the fields, Malcolm is recounted anecdotes about his precursors, and the. A Lit Circle about "The Glory Field" "The waiting was always the hardest. The waiting and the listening for some news, some sound of horses over the impatient chirping of the crickets, some answer to the hooting of the owls, some whispered echoes of their prayers on the spring breeze.

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      Summary of The Glory Field by Walter Dean Myers The Glory Fieldp. Muhummad is captured and brought into a slave ship on the west coast of Africa, Sierra Leone. He is in the bottom of a slave ship for thirty six days before setting sail for the United States. He suffers on the slave ship because he is shackled to the ship. About the Book. Follows a family's two hundred forty-one year history, from the capture of an African boy in the s through the lives of his descendants, as their dreams and circumstances lead them away from and back to the small plot of land in South Carolina that they call the Glory Field. Subjects.


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The Glory Field, published inis the story of an African-American family’s journey from slavery towards equality. It follows six young members of that family at different times in American history. The individual lives of these characters appear as six separate but interconnected stories within the novel, spanning the years from to Written:   The glory field Item Preview remove-circle Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files.

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The title Glory Field maintained its importance to the Lewis family through many generations. When reading you felt part of that struggle/5(46).

A great portrayal of systemic racism, as this book traces an African-American family and its relationship to the piece of land called "The Glory Field" from the first ancestor brought as a slave to America to a pair of cousins in the 90s helping bring in the last harvest before the land is converted to a resort/5().

THE GLORY FIELD weaves together five stories to tell the powerful tale of a strong family living on the land that their slave ancestors had worked and came to own. Each story keeps readers involved, from Lizzie's exciting escape from slavery and Elijah's battle against a storm to Malcolm's trip from New York to South Carolina with his drug 4/5.

A stunning novel about the perseverance and courage of one African-American family from the author of the award-winning Somewhere in the Darkness (). Myers begins the story of the Lewis family in Africa in with the capture of year-old Muhammad Bilal, who is shackled and put on a ship bound for America.

The story then skips to on Curry Island, S.C., Author: Walter Dean Myers. Preview this book» What people are saying - Write a review. User ratings.

5 stars: 4: 4 stars: 4: 3 stars: 1: 2 stars: 0: 1 star: 2: THE GLORY FIELD User Review - Kirkus. A stunning novel about the perseverance and courage of one African-American family from the author of the award-winning Somewhere in the Darkness ().

Myers begins the /5(11). The Glory Field by Walter Dean Myers is the story of an African-American family. Beginning with the capture and enslavement of young Muhammad Bilal inThe Glory Field journeys from the shores of West Africa to Curry Island, South Carolina.

The saga of the captive Lewis family begins on the Live Oaks plantation in The Glory Field Study Guide consists of approx. 59 pages of summaries and analysis on The Glory Field by Walter Dean Myers. This study guide includes the following sections: Plot Summary, Chapter Summaries & Analysis, Characters, Objects/Places, Themes, Style, Quotes, and Topics for Discussion/5.

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Each book covers a genetically engineered super-predator wreaking havoc on the environment Brand: Scholastic, Inc. “The Glory Field” was a type of book that I have never read before. This story has more of a history sense to it.

The historical accuracies about slavery, and the life of a colored person, throughout our history, makes this so that you can figuratively put yourself into the story, as if you were experiencing it all for yourself/5.

The Glory Field Summary. The Glory Field by Walter Dean Myers is the story of an African-American family. Beginning with the capture and enslavement of young Muhammad Bilal inThe Glory Field journeys from the shores of West Africa to Curry Island, South Carolina.

Welcome to this Literature Circle about the book, "The Glory Field". Here we will be discussing this book and will be making a site about this book. Enjoy. The Field. Discussion Questions. Summaries and Illustrations. Connections. Vocab Enrichment. Literary. The Lewises gained the land commonly referred to as the Glory Field after the Civil War.

They struggled to hold on to the land due to excess taxes and threats from whites. They were able to hold onto their land and owned it throughout all the generations visited in the book.

The Glory Field is an ALA Best Book for Young Adults. Kirkus Starred Review A must-read for absolutely everyone. RELATED SUBJECTS: African American, African American History, Confidence and Self-Esteem 5/5.

The Glory Field: Summary. Posted on by JL Admin. July Off the Coast of Sierra Leone, West Africa. Muhammad Bilal is traveling on a slave ship from Africa, where he was captured by slave traders. He is trapped with other slaves in close quarters for a voyage of at least a month.

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An exciting, eye-catching repackage of acclaimed author Walter Dean Myers' bestselling paperbacks, to coincide with the publication of. Glory Field. You may, in fact, find the novel a bit challenging to read because of its unusual structure and large, fluid cast of characters. But the novel is made more accessible by the author’s straightforward style and the book’s division into six separate stories.

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Enjoy reading!. Glory Field More connected stories than a novel. I was reading it to see if I would ever teach it or assign it. I don’t think so. Maybe I’d give each group a section and then the groups could find the connections. Did like the symbolism of shackles-both real and invisible.

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