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To be a slave

Author: Julius Lester; Tom Feelings
Publisher: New York : Dial Press, ©1968.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A compilation, selected from various sources and arranged chronologically, of the reminiscences of slaves and ex-slaves about their experiences from the leaving of Africa through the Civil War and into the early twentieth century.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Biography
Quotations
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lester, Julius.
To be a slave.
New York, Dial Press [1968]
(OCoLC)560252902
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julius Lester; Tom Feelings
ISBN: 9780803789555 0803789556
OCLC Number: 1877
Awards: Newbery Honor Book, 1969.
Description: 160 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Details: 1969 Newbery Honor Book.
Contents: Author's note --
Prologue --
[ch.] 1. To be a slave --
[ch.] 2. The auction block --
[ch.] 3. The plantation --
[ch.] 4. Resistance to slavery --
1 --
[ch.] 5. Resistance to slavery --
2 --
[ch.] 6. Emancipation --
[ch.] 7. After emancipation --
Epilogue --
Bibliography.
Responsibility: Julius Lester ; illustrated by Tom Feelings.

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A compilation, selected from various sources and arranged chronologically, of the reminiscences of slaves and ex-slaves about their experiences from the leaving of Africa through the Civil War and into the early twentieth century.

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