Who Was Frederick Douglass? (Who Was?) (Paperback)

By April Jones Prince, Who HQ, Robert Squier (Illustrator)

Penguin Workshop, 9780448479118, 112pp.

Publication Date: December 26, 2014

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Born into slavery in Maryland in 1818, Frederick Douglass was determined to gain freedom--and once he realized that knowledge was power, he secretly learned to read and write to give himself an advantage. After escaping to the North in 1838, as a free man he gave powerful speeches about his experience as a slave. He was so impressive that he became a friend of President Abraham Lincoln, as well as one of the most famous abolitionists of the nineteenth century.

About the Author

April Jones Prince is the author of several children's books, including Who Was Mark Twain?