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Frederick Douglass

Young Defender of Human Rights

Young Patriots series

by Elisabeth P. Myers
Cathy Morrison

eBook

The inspiring story of Frederick Douglass's rise from slavery to prominence as an early abolitionist and civil rights champion is featured in this volume of the Young Patriots series. Focusing on Douglass's early years, this profile details his difficult upbringing as a slave on a Maryland plantation, his early separation from his mother, and his move as an adolescent to the home of the Auld family in Baltimore. From a young age, Douglass knew that knowledge was a passport out of slavery, and this biography reveals his fierce dedication to education. Lively drawings illustrate the climate in which he grew up and the hurdles faced on the road to equality and freedom. Special features include a summary of Douglass's adult accomplishments, including his position as advisor to President Lincoln; little-known facts about him; and a time line of his life.


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Publisher: Patria Press, Inc

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9781882859900
  • Release date: May 16, 2008

EPUB eBook

  • ISBN: 9781882859900
  • File size: 4106 KB
  • Release date: May 16, 2008

PDF eBook

  • ISBN: 9781882859597
  • File size: 2907 KB
  • Release date: May 16, 2008

Formats

OverDrive Read
EPUB eBook
PDF eBook

Languages

English

Levels

ATOS Level:5.4
Interest Level:4-8(MG)
Text Difficulty:4

The inspiring story of Frederick Douglass's rise from slavery to prominence as an early abolitionist and civil rights champion is featured in this volume of the Young Patriots series. Focusing on Douglass's early years, this profile details his difficult upbringing as a slave on a Maryland plantation, his early separation from his mother, and his move as an adolescent to the home of the Auld family in Baltimore. From a young age, Douglass knew that knowledge was a passport out of slavery, and this biography reveals his fierce dedication to education. Lively drawings illustrate the climate in which he grew up and the hurdles faced on the road to equality and freedom. Special features include a summary of Douglass's adult accomplishments, including his position as advisor to President Lincoln; little-known facts about him; and a time line of his life.


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