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The Window

Story Stats

Rating: 5
Grade Level: 5, 6, 7, 8
Page count: 2



Appeared in

History Will be Kind

Story Summary

Though it may sound a contradiction, this is a lyrical ballad on the brutality of slavey, the love of family and ultimately the irrepressible need to escape. Short, beautifully written and very powerful.