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Alec's Primer.

Author: Mildred Pitts Walter
Publisher: Vermont Folklife Center, Hanover. ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Summary:
A young slave's journey to freedom begins when a plantation owner's granddaughter teaches him how to read. Based on the childhood of Alec Turner (1845-1923) who escaped from slavery by joining the Union Army during the Civil War and later became a landowner in Vermont.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc. pour la jeunesse
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mildred Pitts Walter
ISBN: 0916718204 9780916718206
OCLC Number: 704513351
Awards: Winner of Independent Publisher Book Awards (Multicultural Nf Teen/YA) 2005
Commended for Benjamin Franklin Award (Cover Design-3+child-Y/A) 2006
Description: 32 pages

Abstract:

A young slave's journey to freedom begins when a plantation owner's granddaughter teaches him how to read. Based on the childhood of Alec Turner (1845-1923) who escaped from slavery by joining the Union Army during the Civil War and later became a landowner in Vermont.

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