|Format:||Print Book 2003|
|Availability:||Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 2 copies|
The History Maker Bios series offers introductions to the lives of historical figures found in the core of every history curriculum. Each fascinating true story is filled with illustrations, photographs, artwork, historically accurate caricatures, little-know facts, and more. Born into slavery. Frederick Douglass grew up knowing that the only way he'd ever gain his freedom would be if he look it. Believing that words had the power to change people's minds, he risked harsh punishment, and even his life, to help teach slaves how to read. Once he had escaped, he risked his life again and again to write articles and to speak out about slavery.
ContentsThe horrors of slavery
The dream of freedom
Thunderous words of truth
Winning the war.
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|Series||History maker bios.|
-- Juvenile literature.
Douglass, Frederick, -- 1818-1895.
African American abolitionists -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Abolitionists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- Biography.
|Publisher|| Minneapolis :Lerner Publications Co.,2003
47 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (page 46) and index.
|ISBN||0822546728 (lib. bdg. : alk. paper)