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Who Was Frederick Douglass? (Who Was...?)

April Jones Prince

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Digital Audiobook (4/4/2016)
Paperback (12/26/2014)

Description

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.

Turtleback Books, 9780606361842, 112pp.

Publication Date: December 26, 2014



About the Author

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