Ben and the Emancipation Proclamation

By Pat Sherman; Floyd Cooper (Illustrator); Floyd Cooper (Illustrator)
(Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780802853196, 32pp.)

Publication Date: November 2009

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After the Civil War breaks out, young Ben finds himself in a slave prison and astonishes his fellow prisoners by reading aloud the newspaper account of Lincoln's new Emancipation Proclamation. This full-color picture book is based on actual events.
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