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Facing Frederick : the life of Frederick Douglass, a monumental American man

Author: Tonya Bolden
Publisher: New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Coretta Scott King Honor winner Bolden sheds light on new research and interpretations of one of America's most influential African Americans. She focuses on Douglass the man rather than the historical icon. In chronicling his shortcomings and the low points in his life as well as his victories, Bolden creates a portrait of this relentless warrior as a speaker, a once-enslaved abolitionist, but most importantly, as  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Frederick Douglass; Frederick Douglass; Frederick Douglass
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tonya Bolden
ISBN: 9781419725463 1419725467
OCLC Number: 974567631
Awards: Chicago Public Library Best Informational Books for Older Readers, 2018
Kirkus Prize Nominee for Young Readers' Literature, 2018
NCTE Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children Recommended Book, 2019
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2019
School Library Journal's Best Books, 2018
Description: vii, 200 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 22 cm
Contents: A soul to aspire --
One the world over --
Ships upon a stormy sea --
The voice of inspiration --
No time for us to leave the country --
We are all liberated --
A new world --
Promises in your constitution --
Leaf from a living tree --
Author's note --
"Frederick Douglass" by Robert Hayden --
Time line --
Notes --
Selected sources.
Responsibility: Tonya Bolden.
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Coretta Scott King Honor winner Bolden sheds light on new research and interpretations of one of America's most influential African Americans. She focuses on Douglass the man rather than the historical icon. In chronicling his shortcomings and the low points in his life as well as his victories, Bolden creates a portrait of this relentless warrior as a speaker, a once-enslaved abolitionist, but most importantly, as a human being.

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