Ben and the Emancipation Proclamation

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Ben and the Emancipation Proclamation

By Pat Sherman; Floyd Cooper (Illustrator)

Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780802853196, 32pp.

Publication Date: November 13, 2009

Description
A self-taught young slave astonishes his fellow prisoners by reading aloud the newspaper account of Lincoln's new emancipation proclamation. Based on actual events.