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Author Forten, Charlotte L.

Title A free Black girl before the Civil War : the diary of Charlotte Forten, 1854 / edited by Christy Steele with Kerry Graves ; foreword by Suzanne Bunkers.

Imprint Mankato, Minn. : Blue Earth Books, c2000.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Lakeside Biography  92 FOR    ---  Available
 PCMS Jumpstart Chapter Non-Fiction  974.4 FORTEN    ---  In Cataloging
Description 32 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Diaries, letters, and memoirs
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Indexed In: School Library Journal 08/2000
Summary The diary of a sixteen-year-old free African American who lived in Massachusettts in 1854 records her schooling, participation in the antislavery movement, and concern for an arrested fugitive slave. Includes sidebars, activities, and a timeline related to this era.
Audience 4-6
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR-ATOS RL 6.90 1.0 LAKE PCMS
Subject Forten, Charlotte L.
Antislavery movements.
Afro-Americans -- History.
Afro-Americans -- Biography.
Women -- Biography.
African Americans -- Biography.
Massachusetts -- Race relations.
Massachusetts -- Social life and customs.
Added Author Steele, Christy, 1970-
Graves, Kerry.
ISBN 0736803459

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