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Rosetta, Rosetta, sit by me!

Author: Linda Walvoord; Eric Velasquez
Publisher: New York : Marshall Cavendish, ©2004.
Series: Marshall Cavendish chapter book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Summary:
In 1848, Rosetta, the nine-year-old daughter of abolitionist Frederick Douglass, becomes the only African American student at Miss Tracy's Female Seminary in Rochester, New York, and while the students are pleased she is there, the faculty is not. Includes facts about Frederick and Rosetta's lives.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Historical fiction
Juvenile fiction
Named Person: Rosetta Douglass Sprague; Rosetta Douglass Sprague; Frederick Douglass; Rosetta Douglass Sprague; Rosetta Douglass Sprague; Frederick Douglass
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Linda Walvoord; Eric Velasquez
ISBN: 0761451714 9780761451716
OCLC Number: 54818142
Awards: Children's Award winner
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2005
Target Audience: Elementary Grade.
Description: 96 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: The First Day of School, September, 1848 --
Mama and Papa --
All alone --
Waiting for Papa --
Papa Does to School --
The Children Help Out --
Mr. Warner Objects --
I Leave School --
Off to Albany --
Papa Fights Back --
Good News! --
Say Hello to the Future --
More about Frederick and Rosetta Douglass --
A Page from The North Star --
A Letter from Rosetta Douglass to Her Aunt, 1860.
Series Title: Marshall Cavendish chapter book.
Responsibility: by Linda Walvoord ; illustrated by Eric Velasquez.

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In 1848, Rosetta, the nine-year-old daughter of abolitionist Frederick Douglass, becomes the only African American student at Miss Tracy's Female Seminary in Rochester, New York, and while the students are pleased she is there, the faculty is not. Includes facts about Frederick and Rosetta's lives.

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