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The Frederick Douglass you never knew

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Published by Children"s Press in New York .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895.,
  • African American abolitionists -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Abolitionists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Slaves.,
  • Abolitionists.,
  • Anti-slavery movements.,
  • African Americans -- Biography.

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About the Edition

Explores the childhood, character, and influential events that shaped the life of this former slave who went on to become an abolitionist and advisor to Abraham Lincoln.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 77) and index.

Statementby James Lincoln Collier ; [illustrations by Greg Copeland].
GenreJuvenile literature., Biography, Biography.
ContributionsCopeland, Greg, ill.
LC ClassificationsE449.D75 C65 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination80 p. :
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3673063M
ISBN 100516243470
LC Control Number2003005251

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