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Author Davis, Kenneth C.

Title In the shadow of Liberty : the hidden history of slavery, four presidents, and five black lives / Kenneth C. Davis.

Publication Info. New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2016.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons Young Adult Non-Fiction  YA 920.009 D263    ---  Available
 PHS Non-Fiction  920 Davis    ---  Available
 Pittsburg 1st Fl Young Adult Non-Fiction  YA 920 Dav    ---  Available
Edition First American edition.
Description xvii, 286 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
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Study Program AR MG RL 8.2 PTS 8.0 185401.
Summary "An examination of American slavery through the true stories of five enslaved people who were considered the property of some of our best-known presidents"-- Provided by publisher.
Audience Ages 10 to 14.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Out of the Shadows -- "The Loudest Yelps for Liberty" -- Two Stolen From Africa -- Timeline 1: 1619-1700 -- "My Multatto Man William" : The Story of Billy Lee -- Timeline 2: 1702-1776 -- "Absconded from the Household of the President" : The Story of Ona Judge -- Timeline 3: 1777-1808 -- Master Jefferson's People : The Story of Isaac Granger -- Timeline 4: 1809-1820 -- White House, Black Man : The Story of Paul Jennings -- Timeline 5: 1821-1832 -- "How Would You Like to Be a Slave?" : The Story of Alfred Jackson -- Timeline 6: 1833-1850 -- Afterword: "That All May Be Free".
Source B&T 09.2016 PARS
Subject Slaves -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Presidents -- Relations with African Americans -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Slavery -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- Race relations -- History -- Juvenile literature.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / People & Places / United States / African American.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods.
ISBN 9781627793117
9781627793124 (ebook)

 
    
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