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Biography Juvenile literature
|Named Person:||Frederick Douglass; Frederick Douglass; Frederick Douglass|
|Material Type:||Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Frances E Ruffin
|ISBN:||9781402741180 1402741189 9781402757990 1402757999|
|Description:||124 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 20 cm.|
|Contents:||Introduction : From slave to freedom fighter --
A cabin in Tuckahoe --
A child slave at Wye House --
Growing up in Baltimore --
A slave's life at St. Michaels --
Running North to freedom --
A new name in New Bedford --
Freedom bought in Great Britain --
The North star --
A country in turmoil --
War! war! --
Fighting for military equality --
Freedom without equality --
Fighting for justice to the end.
|Series Title:||Sterling biographies.|
|Other Titles:||Rising up from slavery|
|Responsibility:||Frances E. Ruffin.|
Frederick Douglass became one of America's greatest champions for human rights and a great civil rights leader. It was said that his life was proof that once black people could read and write about their injustices, they would have the power to end slavery. This biography captures the hardships, prejudice and violence that he endured.
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- Douglass, Frederick, -- 1818-1895 -- Juvenile literature.
- Abolitionists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
- African American abolitionists -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
- Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
- Douglass, Frederick, -- 1818-1895.
- Abolitionists -- Biography.
- African American abolitionists.
- Antislavery movements -- United States.
- Antislavery movements.
- United States.