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Stealing freedom

Author: Elisa Lynn Carbone
Publisher: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A novel based on the events in the life of a young slave girl from Maryland who endures all kinds of mistreatment and cruelty, including being separated from her family, but who eventually escapes to freedom in Canada.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Carbone, Elisa Lynn.
Stealing freedom.
New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, ©1998
(OCoLC)606269720
Online version:
Carbone, Elisa Lynn.
Stealing freedom.
New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, ©1998
(OCoLC)609140079
Named Person: Anne-Marie Weems; Anne-Marie Weems; Anne-Marie Weems; Anne-Marie Weems
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elisa Lynn Carbone
ISBN: 0679893075 9780679893073 067999307X 9780679993070
OCLC Number: 39739643
Awards: American Library Association-YA award book.
Target Audience: Middle School.
Description: 258 pages : map ; 22 cm
Contents: Time Line of Slavery and the Underground Railroad in the United States --
The Historical Context of Stealing Freedom--The Underground Railroad --
Characters in Stealing Freedom --
Plot Analysis of Stealing Freedom --
from Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1938 --
"Harriet Jacob Owns Herself" --
"Many Thousand Go" --
"Song of the Fugitive Slave" --
"I Have a Dream."
Responsibility: Elisa Carbone.
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A novel based on the events in the life of a young slave girl from Maryland who endures all kinds of mistreatment and cruelty, including being separated from her family, but who eventually escapes to freedom in Canada.

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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-07-09) Good Permalink

      Excellent fictionalized account of a young Maryland slave and her journey on the underground railroad to freedom in Canada. Her father was a "free man" and eventually her whole family "became" free. Excellent description of life depending on one's "station" in the society...
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