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Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass : the story behind an American friendship

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt/Clarion Books, Boston, p.119 (2012)

Call Number:

Cubb Curr E457.905 .F725 2012

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9759322

Keywords:

1809-1865--Juvenile literature, 1818-1895--Juvenile literature, Abraham, African American abolitionists--Biography--Juvenile literature, Douglass, Frederick, Friendship--United States--Juvenile literature, Lincoln, Presidents--United States--Biography--Juvenile literature

Abstract:

Contents: Waiting for Mr. Lincoln -- Born into slavery -- Soul on fire -- Nothing but plenty of friends -- A house divided -- Debating the future of slavery in America -- Emancipation -- "Mr. Douglass...I am glad to see you" -- Lincoln's secret plan -- "My friend Douglass" -- Dialogue between a master and a slave -- Historic sites.; Summary: A clear-sighted, carefully researched account of two surprisingly parallel lives and how they intersected at a critical moment in U.S. history.

Publication Language:

eng

Notes:

Lexile measure 1110; Ages 8-14