Teen Book Review: Kindred

Title: Kindred
Author: Octavia Butler
Publisher: Beacon Press
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In the book Kindred, Dana, an African American woman, is transported back in time to Maryland before the Civil War to save Rufus, a young white boy. In a series of journeys that defy time, Dana faces many life-threatening scenarios. This book is an excellent read for fans of history and suspense as Dana consistently puts her life on the line to help others. This book also contains mild violence to demonstrate the inhumane treatment of slaves during this period. Overall, this book is an eye-opening story that conveys many ideas about race, society, and time itself.

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