VOICE OF FREEDOM
A Story About Frederick Douglass. After being beaten, kicked and demoralized, 20-year old Frederick Douglass escaped from slavery in the fall of 1838. His passionate prose, his fiery words and brilliant logic fueled the anti-slavery movement, precipitating the American Civil War. Subsequently, he advised five presidents on constitutional rights which resulted in 3 new amendments to the constitution, ultimately securing the freedom of all Americans.
Black History month with this inspirational tale of one of America's most
noteworthy freedom fighters."
illustrations are well-matched to the text - the cover portrait is powerful.
If you are interested in the form of biography for children, this is a
good book to study."
Voice of Freedom A Story About Frederick Douglass
By Maryann N. Weidt
Illustrated by Jeni Reeves
Creative Minds, Carolrhoda Books © 2001
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