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Frederick Douglass: Writer, Speaker, and Opponent of Slavery
Contributor(s): Slade, Suzanne, McGuire, Robert (Illustrator)

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ISBN: 1404831029     ISBN-13: 9781404831025
Publisher: Picture Window Books
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Binding Type: Library - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: January 2007
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Annotation: Features: Reading Consultants
- Glossary
- Index
- Timelines
- Fun Facts
Standards: Standards in History for Grades K-4 Topic 3 The History of the United States' Democratic Principles and Values, and the Peoples from Many Cultures Who Contributed to Its Cultural, Economic, and Political Heritage.
Additional Information
Library of Congress Subjects:
African American abolitionists; Biography; Juvenile literature.
Abolitionists; United States; Biography; Juvenile literature.
Antislavery movements; United States; History; 19th century; Juvenile literature.
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Social Activists
- Juvenile Nonfiction | People & Places | United States
Dewey: 973.7/114092
LCCN: 2006027223
Academic/Grade Level: Grade 1-2, Age 6-7
Book type: Easy Non Fiction
Physical Information: 10.25" H x 10.25" W x 0.25" (0.80 lbs) 24 pages
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.

Reviewed by School Library Journal Reviews (SLJ Reviews 2007 August)

K-Gr 3— Without watering down difficult-to-explain topics such as the horrors of slavery, these writers keep the tone and scope appropriate for a young audience. All of the biographies focus on the subjects' childhoods, giving readers not only a person they can relate to but also the message that all great individuals were children once, too, thus reinforcing the idea that anyone can achieve greatness. Each title is illustrated in a different style, ranging from watercolor to pen and ink, and includes a photograph of the person on the first page. No sources are included. These books are excellent sources for first-time research projects, and they could help spark an interest in nonfiction that goes beyond encyclopedias or Web sites.—Sarah O'Holla, Village Community School, New York City

[Page 103]. Copyright 2007 Reed Business Information.
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