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Answering the cry for freedom : stories of African Americans and the American Revolution

Author: Gretchen Woelfle; R Gregory Christie
Publisher: Honesdale, Pennsylvania : Calkins Creek, an imprint of Highlights, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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This book provides the chance for young readers to learn about the death-defying attempts of black Americans to gain the inalienable rights promised in the Declaration of Independence.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gretchen Woelfle; R Gregory Christie
ISBN: 9781629793061 162979306X
OCLC Number: 936534474
Target Audience: Ages 9-12.
Description: 239 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Boston King --
Agrippa Hull --
James Armistead Lafayette --
Phillis Wheatley --
Elizabeth "Mumbet" Freeman --
Prince Hall --
Mary Perth --
Ona Judge --
Sally Hemings --
Paul Cuffe --
John Kizell --
Richard Allen --
Jarena Lee.
Responsibility: Gretchen Woelfle ; illustrations by R. Gregory Christie.

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Thirteen African-American men and women who spoke up for freedom in the American Revolution are profiled in this work.  Read more...

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"Biographical sketches tell of 13 remarkable black men and women... (t)he well-told stories, illustrated with striking silhouettes by Christie, can be read independently of one another... Accessible, Read more...

 
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