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Jefferson's sons : a founding father's secret children

Auteur : Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
Éditeur: New York : Puffin Books, 2013.
Édition/format:   Livre imprimé : Fiction : Public jeunesse : AnglaisVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
Base de données:WorldCat
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Beverly, Harriet, Madison, and Eston are Thomas Jefferson's children by one of his slaves, Sally Hemings, and while they do get special treatment - better work, better shoes, even violin lessons - they are still slaves, and are never to mention who their father is. The lighter-skinned children have been promised a chance to escape into white society, but what does this mean for the children who look more like their  Lire la suite...
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Genre/forme: Fiction
Juvenile works
Historical fiction
Juvenile fiction
Personne nommée: Thomas Jefferson; Sally Hemings; Sally Hemings; Thomas Jefferson
Type d’ouvrage: Fiction, Public jeunesse
Type de document: Livre
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs: Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
ISBN: 9780142421840 0142421847
Numéro OCLC: 798615608
Récompenses: Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young people, 2012.
Description: 360 pages : genealogical table ; 20 cm
Responsabilité: by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley.

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Beverly, Harriet, Madison, and Eston are Thomas Jefferson's children by one of his slaves, Sally Hemings, and while they do get special treatment - better work, better shoes, even violin lessons - they are still slaves, and are never to mention who their father is. The lighter-skinned children have been promised a chance to escape into white society, but what does this mean for the children who look more like their mother? As each child grows up, their questions about slavery and freedom become tougher, calling into question the real meaning of "life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness."

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