The Water Dancer
by Ta-Nehisi Coates
Hiram Walker is a man with a secret, and a war to win. A war for the right to life, to family, to freedom. Born into bondage on a Virginia plantation, he is also born gifted with a mysterious power that he won’t discover until he is almost a man, when he risks everything for a chance to escape.
One fateful decision will carry him away from his makeshift plantation family and into the heart of the underground war on slavery…