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Traveling the freedom road : from slavery and the Civil War through Reconstruction /
by Linda Barrett Osborne ; in association with the Library of Congress.
imprint
New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, c2009.
description
128 p. : ill., maps, ports.
ISBN
9780810983380
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Book
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Booklist, February 2009
School Library Journal, May 2009
Horn Book Guide, June 2009
Voice of Youth Advocates, June 2009
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In association with the Library of Congress. From the perspective of those who lived through a time of pain, strife, and hope comes a powerful message for Black History Month and all year long. Told through unforgettable first-person accounts from slave narratives, journals, diaries, and other sourcesmuch of it never before published for young peoplethis book is an overview of the antebellum South, the Civil War, and Reconstruction, 1800 to 1877. The perspectives of children and adults who lived through this time and witnessed its significant events are provided alongside photographs, engravings, news clippings, and other archival material held in the collections of the Library of Congress, and offer a poignant message for readers. A bibliography and an index round out the many offerings of this important addition to black history books for young readers.
Main Description
In association with the Library of Congress. From the perspective of those who lived through a time of pain, strife, and hope comes a powerful message for Black History Month and all year long. Told through unforgettable first-person accounts from slave narratives, journals, diaries, and other sourcesmuch of it never before published for young peoplethis book is an overview of the antebellum South, the Civil War, and Reconstruction, 1800 to 1877. The perspectives of children and adults who lived through this time and witnessed its significant events are provided alongside photographs, engravings, news clippings, and other archival material held in the collections of the Library of Congress, and offer a poignant message for readers. A bibliography and an index round out the many offerings of this important addition to black history books for young readers. F&P level: W F&P genre: I

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