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Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass : the story behind an American friendship

Author: Russell Freedman; Trish Parcell Watts; Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company,; Clarion Books (New York, N.Y.),
Publisher: Boston ; New York : Clarion Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2012] ©2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A clear-sighted, carefully researched account of two surprisingly parallel lives and how they intersected at a critical moment in U.S. history.
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Genre/Form: Dust jackets (Bindings)
Biographies
Biography
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; Frederick Douglass; Abraham Lincoln; Frederick Douglass; Frederick Douglass; Abraham Lincoln
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Russell Freedman; Trish Parcell Watts; Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company,; Clarion Books (New York, N.Y.),
ISBN: 9780547385624 0547385625
OCLC Number: 733936253
Notes: "Manufactured in China ; Book design by Trish Parcell Watts"--t.p. verso.
Target Audience: Middle School; 1100
Description: 119 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: Waiting for Mr. Lincoln --
Born into slavery --
Soul on fire --
Nothing but plenty of friends --
A house divided --
Debating the future of slavery in America --
Emancipation --
"Mr. Douglass...I am glad to see you" --
Lincoln's secret plan --
"My friend Douglass" --
Appendix: Dialogue between a master and slave --
Historic sites.
Responsibility: Russell Freedman.

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A clear-sighted, carefully researched account of two surprisingly parallel lives and how they intersected at a critical moment in U.S. history.

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