by Kathleen E. Fearing
In 1700 Nigeria, slavers raided Adisa’s village and her parents disappeared. The last words Adisa’s father said to her were, “Protect your sisters.” Now the brutal slavers have taken Adisa and her sisters. Adisa frees herself, but her youngest sister is dead. She must now lead herself and her surviving sister–the one she hates–on the long journey back through the wild, dreaded jungle.