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Product description

Clotee is a slave in a Virginia plantation. To her, freedom is the greatest word in the world. In the slave quarters, people pray for freedom, or as they call it ‘heaven’. But when will it come?

Product Details


My Story







Date published

September 7th, 2009

Accelerated Reader

AR book level: 4.7; Middle years; 6.0 points

Other details

  • 240 pages



UK edition

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  1. Chelsea
    on 17 May 2022


    I love this book but it made me cry!

    5out of 5
  2. Pausey
    on 7 November 2019

    My Story: Slave Girl

    It was such an amazing book, and so interesting because I knew it was real. Clotee is a great role model, and I think we should all be like her - helping others instead of rescuing ourselves.

    4out of 5

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What kids think

  1. PenguinPenguin3
    on 10 October 2014

    Even though I think that I might be a bit old for these books now I have read quite a few of them in the past and have really enjoyed them. I am curious to know what this one is like. It sounds really good and maybe I will get a chance to read it someday!!!

  2. lolypos
    on 15 March 2014

    I love this book because it is very touching.

  3. AngelofDeath
    on 8 March 2014

    it’s a lovely story about the struggle for freedom

  4. birdie90
    on 4 March 2014

    It was great read! I would recomend this book to everyone.It is a story of hopes,life,slaves ,hardships and being a leader.

    5out of 5
  5. iluvbooks785
    on 16 September 2013

    I personally luvvvv the my story collection and cant wait to start reading slave girl!!

    5out of 5
  6. Paradise56
    on 7 March 2013

    This book is really touching, I enjoyed reading it

  7. bouncybunny
    on 5 March 2013

    I liked this book iread it . I read when we were learning about slaves, in history. You learn a lot about slaves from this book

  8. moustache
    on 22 January 2013

    it is an amazing story i feel sorry about the way she was treated havent finshed miss lilly is horrible

    5out of 5
  9. nellyanna1
    on 30 June 2012

    Amazing!!! So real and true. It was horrible the way they treated their slaves – just because they were African-American! But this is a brilliant story.Please read it!!

    5out of 5
  10. angelslater
    on 1 March 2012

    i thougfht this book was good. i liked it and found it interesting to find out about other people.

  11. adie6mystorylover
    on 1 August 2011

    it was the most exciting book about the underground railroad and her life

    5out of 5
  12. ziva-abby11
    on 14 July 2011

    This book is truly amazing, I was engrossed for hours!!

    5out of 5
  13. holdol
    on 8 June 2010

    i loved this book. throughout it clotee preys for freedom and is a beacon of hope for the rest of the slaves.

    5out of 5
  14. leeloo
    on 21 September 2009

    i would love to read this book