Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass : the story behind an American friendship
Source:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt/Clarion Books, Boston, p.119 (2012)
Call Number:Cubb Curr E457.905 .F725 2012
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
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.
Lexile measure 1110; Ages 8-14