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Come August, come freedom : the bellows, the gallows, and the black general Gabriel

Author: Gigi Amateau
Publisher: Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Imagines the childhood and youth of "Prosser's Gabriel", a courageous and intelligent blacksmith in post-Revolutionary Richmond, Virginia, who roused thousands of African-Americans slaves like himself to rebel.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Juvenile fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Gabriel Prosser; Gabriel Prosser
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gigi Amateau
ISBN: 9780763647926 0763647926
OCLC Number: 776519930
Target Audience: Young Adult
Description: 231 p. ; 21 cm.
Responsibility: Gigi Amateau.

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Imagines the childhood and youth of "Prosser's Gabriel", a courageous and intelligent blacksmith in post-Revolutionary Richmond, Virginia, who roused thousands of African-Americans slaves like himself to rebel.

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Come August, Come Freedom

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2014-03-28) Fair Permalink

I'm on the fence with this. The plot is enthralling, the primary source documents are intriguing however, the story line and the writing are a little slow. There are a couple of odd jumps in the chronology of...
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