Everything you need to understand or teach The Glory Field by Walter Dean Myers.
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 in 1753, The 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 1864. Their tradition, their story as a part of America, begins with a pair of heavy iron shackles.
The Glory Field Lesson Plans contain 120 pages of teaching material, including: