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Stolen into slavery : the true story of Solomon Northup

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

National Geographic Society, Washington, D.C., p.120 (2012)

Call Number:

Cubb Curr E444 .N87 F73 2012

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/10257623

Keywords:

1808-1863?--Juvenile literature, African Americans--Biography, African Americans--Biography--Juvenile literature, Northup, Northup, Solomon, b. 1808, Plantation life--Louisiana--History, Plantation life--Louisiana--History--19th century, Plantation life--Louisiana--History--19th century--Juvenile literature, Slavery--Louisiana--History, Slavery--Louisiana--History--19th century, Slavery--Louisiana--History--19th century--Juvenile literature, Slaves--United States--Biography, Slaves--United States--Biography--Juvenile literature, Solomon

Abstract:

Contents: "Well, my boy, how do you feel now?" -- "I wished for wings" -- "I will learn you your name!" -- Life is dear to every living thing -- "A song of peace" -- "If I ever catch you with a book" -- "I am here now a slave" -- "How can I end my days here?" -- "Solomon Northup is my name!" -- "I had been restored to happiness and liberty".; Summary: The true story of Solomon Northup, a free black man living in upstate New York, who was kidnapped in 1841 and spent 12 years as a slave on deadly Louisiana coastal plantations.

Publication Language:

eng

Notes:

Lexile measure 1060; Ages 11-17