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Frederick Douglass : fugitive slave & abolitionist

Author: Sue Vander Hook
Publisher: Edina, Minn. : ABDO Pub. Co., ©2011.
Series: Essential lives.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is a biography of Frederick Douglass, from his birth into slavery in 1818 to his death in 1895, describing his achievements as abolitionist, author, newspaper publisher, worker for the Underground Railroad, black suffragist, and U.S. minister to Haiti.
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Genre/Form: Young adult works
Fiction
Biography
Juvenile works
Young adult fiction
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Biograph
Named Person: Frederick Douglass; Frederick Douglass; Frederick Douglass; Frederick Douglass
Material Type: Biography, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sue Vander Hook
ISBN: 9781616135133 1616135131
OCLC Number: 496610099
Notes: "Essential library"--Page 4 of cover.
Description: 112 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps, facsimiles ; 24 cm.
Contents: The slave breaker --
Born a slave --
The slave and the whip --
Baltimore --
Motivated to learn --
Return to slavery --
Escape to New York --
Popular orator --
War! --
Milestones.
Series Title: Essential lives.
Responsibility: by Sue Vander Hook.

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This book is a biography of Frederick Douglass, from his birth into slavery in 1818 to his death in 1895, describing his achievements as abolitionist, author, newspaper publisher, worker for the Underground Railroad, black suffragist, and U.S. minister to Haiti.

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Highly recommended for research in the middle school.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2011-04-08) Excellent Permalink

Frederick Douglass is a popular figure for research among middle level students, and this is an excellent choice for this level. It has excellent pictures, a timeline, important facts, an index and a glossary. It is full of information that is organized in a way that will lend itself well to students...
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