Who Was Frederick Douglass?

Who Was Frederick Douglass?

Book - 2014
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Presents the life of the man who escaped slavery in Maryland to become a speaker and writer for abolition and the rights of African Americans and women, focusing on his childhood and youth as a slave.
Publisher: New York : Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC, [2014]
ISBN: 9780448479118
0448479117
Branch Call Number: j 973.7114 P954w 2014
Characteristics: 105 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm
Additional Contributors: Squier, Robert - Illustrator

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Born into slavery in Maryland in 1818, Frederick Douglass was determined to gain freedom--and once he realized that knowledge was power, he secretly learned to read and write to give himself an advantage. After escaping to the North in 1838, as a free man he gave powerful speeches about his exper... Read More »


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