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For Ages: 10-12 years Jean Goulbourne Children from Jamaica's past come alive in five dramatic stories which won a Highly Commended Award in the National Book Development Council's Vic Reid Award for Children's Literature. The Raid relives the exploits and adventures of the swashbuckling bucc ...Read more



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For Ages: 10-12 years

  • Jean Goulbourne

Children from Jamaica's past come alive in five dramatic stories which won a Highly Commended Award in the National Book Development Council's Vic Reid Award for Children's Literature.

The Raid relives the exploits and adventures of the swashbuckling buccaneers.

Taino Boy explores the Taino way of life through the dream experience of one boy.

Cimarron Cimarron recalls the experience of slavery and the struggles and triumphs of freedom.

The Whipping reveals the interesting character of slave life on a plantation.

Freedom Come recounts the journey leading to the joy and celebration of emancipation.

 

Carlong presents to the children of the Caribbean the Sand Pebbles Pleasure Series - a new series of original fiction and non-fiction books covering a wide range of topics, and reflecting Caribbean life, people, places, flora, fauna and culture. It is aimed firstly, at developing and sustaining the reading habit by providing children with relevant, contextually familiar, quality publications which will excite their interest, stimulate their imaginations, broaden their experiences and increase their awareness of their own culture as well as the other cultures of the Caribbean region. The series will also aid composition and vocabulary development by providing good models of storytelling.

 

Key Features:

  • Sensitize children to the important elements of literary writing
  • Encourage positive reading habits
  • Broaden children's experiences
  • Aid vocabulary building, especially in the use of culture-specific words
  • Provide resource materials for social studies/history and other subject areas

 

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Executive, Marketing,
Publishing and HR
Building 3, 17 Ruthven Road,
Kingston 10, Jamaica, W.I.

Distribution Centre
38 First Street, Newport West,
Kingston 13, Jamaica, W.I.

Finance & Accounting
and Facilities & Operations
37 Second Street, Newport West,
Kingston 13, Jamaica, W.I.

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Publishing and HR

Tel: (876) 960 9364-6 or 920-9972
Fax: (876) 968-1353

Distribution Centre
Tel: (876) 923-6505-7
Fax: (876) 923-7003

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and Facilities & Operations

Tel: (876) 923-6505-7, (876) 923-7008
Fax: (876) 923-7003

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