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A free Black girl before the Civil War : the diary of Charlotte Forten, 1854

Author: Charlotte L Forten; Christy Steele; Kerry A Graves; Linda Clavel
Publisher: Mankato, Minn. : Blue Earth Books, ©2000.
Series: Diaries, letters, and memoirs.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The diary of a sixteen-year-old free African American who lived in Massachusetts in 1854 records her schooling, participation in the antislavery movement, and concern for an arrested fugitive slave. Includes sidebars, activities, and a timeline related to this era.
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Genre/Form: Diaries
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Diaries Juvenile literature
Biography
Named Person: Charlotte L Forten; Charlotte L Forten; Charlotte L Forten
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charlotte L Forten; Christy Steele; Kerry A Graves; Linda Clavel
ISBN: 0736803459 9780736803458
OCLC Number: 41265946
Description: 32 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Diaries, letters, and memoirs.
Responsibility: edited by Christy Steele with Kerry Graves ; foreword by Suzanne Bunkers ; [illustrator, Linda Clavel].

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The diary of a sixteen-year-old free African American who lived in Massachusetts in 1854 records her schooling, participation in the antislavery movement, and concern for an arrested fugitive slave. Includes sidebars, activities, and a timeline related to this era.

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