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Frederick Douglass : a noble life

Author: David A Adler
Publisher: New York : Holiday House, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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When, in 1879, a bust in his likeness was placed at the University of Rochester, Frederick Douglass wrote: "Incidents of this character do much amaze me. It is not, however, the height to which I have risen, but the depth from which I have come that amazes me." This biography tells the story of his ascent from slavery.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Biography
Named Person: Frederick Douglass; Frederick Douglass
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David A Adler
ISBN: 9780823420568 0823420566
OCLC Number: 427543624
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection
Description: 138 p. : ill., ports. ; 25 cm.
Contents: "I sobbed myself to sleep" --
"Many children, but no family" --
"Why am I a slave?" --
"The turning point" --
"You rascal!" --
New Bedford : "I had no master" --
The lecture circuit : "I can tell you what I have seen" --
"From house to house, and from heart to heart" --
"What, to an American slave, is your 4th of July?" --
"Foreshadowed a conflict on a larger scale" --
"To arms!" --
"A sacred effort" --
"Young in liberty and old in slavery" --
The African-American : "like a man in a morass" --
"From first to last--a noble life" --
Important dates in the life of Frederick Douglass.
Responsibility: David A. Adler.

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When, in 1879, a bust in his likeness was placed at the University of Rochester, Frederick Douglass wrote: "Incidents of this character do much amaze me. It is not, however, the height to which I have risen, but the depth from which I have come that amazes me." This biography tells the story of his ascent from slavery.

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Rise from slavery

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2011-09-30) Excellent Permalink

Frederick Douglass was born a slave. He fled slavery in 1838 and become was of the leading abolitionists of his time. David Adler is a noted biographer for young people and has proven himself yet again with this book. Recommended for intermediate elementary level students, and both middle and high...
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