8 edition of Escape from slavery found in the catalog.
Five accounts of black slaves who managed to escape to freedom during the period preceding the Civil War.
|Statement||Doreen Rappaport ; illustrated by Charles Lilly.|
|Genre||Biography, Juvenile literature.|
|Contributions||Lilly, Charles, ill.|
|LC Classifications||E450 .R24 1999|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 117 p. :|
|Number of Pages||117|
|LC Control Number||2004366326|
Buy a cheap copy of Escape from Slavery: The Boyhood of book by Frederick Douglass. Illus. in black-and-white. Opening note by Coretta Scott King. For the first time, the most important account ever written of a childhood in slavery 5/5(1). This play tells the story of Frederick Douglass's childhood, and his eventual escape from slavery to freedom. But its focus is on the early experiences that made Frederick Douglass into a great American hero. Born a slave, Douglass wants to learn to read more than anything.
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Escape From Slavery provides a firsthand account of slavery residing in the world today, specifically in Sudan. According to the Fry Readability scale this text reads at a 8th to 10th grade level. The book is easy to follow since Bok describes his past experiences in chronological order, while also including material regarding the history and. It is my opinion, that thousands would escape from slavery who now remain there, but for the strong cords of affection that bind them to their families, relatives and friends. The daughter is hindered from escaping, by the love she bears her mother, and the father, by the love he bears his children; and so, to the end of the chapter.
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Escape from Slavery is at once a riveting adventure, a story of desperation and triumph, and a window revealing a world that few have survived to tell.
Read more Read less click to Cited by: 9. Escaping from slavery against overwhelming odds, these people were helped by courage, ingenuity, and the informal network known as the Underground Railroad.
Here are their gripping stories, told by Doreen Rappaport, illustrated by Charles Lilly, and accompanied by information about slave laws of the era, key Underground Railroad leaders, and a bibliography.5/5(4). The book is mostly about is a girl that escape slavery and go to the U.S.A.
I was happy that she escape from slavery before she got killed. She was only 14 when this was going had baby at the time.I'm so happy that her and the baby didn't died/5. Escape from Slavery book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.
History comes alive for eight-to-twelve year olds in this close- /5. In this book Francis bok tells a tale about his excruciating childhood/life in slavery and how he escaped it. This is one of the best (and most important) books ive ever read.
in the begining he goes on to tell the reader how great his life was before he was captured/5. Escape from Slavery: The Boyhood of Frederick Douglass in His Own Words Paperback – Decem /5(2). Escaping from slavery against overwhelming odds, these people were helped by courage, ingenuity, and the informal network known as the Underground Railroad.
Here are their gripping stories, told by Doreen Rappaport, illustrated by Charles Lilly, and accompanied by information about slave laws of the era, key Underground Railroad leaders, and a bibliography.
This is a shorter version of the autobiography, My Escape from Slavery, by Frederic Douglass. The book is about his childhood as a slave, which is aimed at young readers. Very interesting reading about a great American/5. First person account of Douglass' escape from slavery in Maryland and the life he built in the North.
The prose is wonderfully written, almost reading itself and drawing the reader in. For example, he describes his first days in the North as being free from slavery but also free from food and shelter/5.
With Scholastic’s The Underground Railroad: Escape From Slavery activity (grades 4–12), students travel back to to follow a young slave as he flees a Kentucky plantation for Canada along the Underground Railroad. The interactive slideshow (with audio) lets students read a short article at each stop.
Francis Bok is an Associate at the Boston-based American Anti-Slavery Group. He speaks throughout the United States and has been featured in the Boston Globe, Christian Science Monitor, the Wall Street Journal, Essence, and on Black Entertainment lives in Boston.
Edward Tivnan has collaborated on and is the author of several books. He Brand: St. Martin's Press. Escape from Slavery by Francis Bok,Edward Tivnan Book Resume: A present-day escaped slave recounts his brutal capture and enslavement at the age of seven, his harrowing escape to a refugee camp and finally America, his education, and his ongoing work as an anti-slavery activist.
first printing. Slavery, Underground Railroad, Abolitionists and Harriet Tubman, Civil War. Critical reading, Writing historical fiction, Decoding/Word identification, For a wealth of student activities and resources about the Underground Railroad, see: Slideshows of important themes in American history with images and audio.
Now a student and an antislavery activist, Francis Bok has made it his life mission to combat world slavery. His is the first voice to speak to an estimated 27 million people held against their will in nearly every nation, including our own. Escape from Slavery is at once a riveting adventure, a story of desperation and triumph, Cited by: 9.
Hence many slaves could escape by personating the owner of one set of papers; and this was often done as follows: A slave, nearly or sufficiently answering the description set forth in the papers, would borrow or hire them till by means of them he could escape to a free State, and then, by mail or otherwise, would return them to the owner.
Escape from Slavery is at once a riveting adventure, a story of desperation and triumph, and a window revealing a world that few have survived to tell. PUBLISHERS WEEKLY OCT 6, Seven-year-old Francis Piol Bol Buk was /5(11).
Escape from slavery: the true story of my ten years in captivity--and my journey to freedom in America User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Bok, abducted from his African village at age seven, became the first escaped slave to testify before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.
With a ten-city author tour. Read full review5/5(1). The Pearl incident helped stop slavery in another way, too: Harriet Beecher Stowe, the famous abolitionist author, cited the failed escape as an inspiration for her book Uncle Tom’s Cabin.
And. Illus. in black-and-white. Opening note by Coretta Scott King. For the firsttime, the most important account ever written of a childhood in slavery isaccessible to young readers.
From his days as a young boy on a plantation tohis first months as a freeman in Massachusetts, here are Douglass's ownfirsthand experiences vividly recounted--expertly excerpted and powerfullyillustrated.
InWilliam Craft’s narrative of his escape with Ellen was published. The book not only offered a first-hand account of slavery, it also showed what an escaped slave with no background in Author: Thad Morgan.
My Escape from Slavery By Frederick Douglass A new world had opened upon me. If life is more than breath and the "quick round of blood," I lived more in that one day than in a year of my slave life. n the first narrative of my experience in slavery, written nearly forty years ago, and in.ESCAPE FROM SLAVERY: The True Story of My Ten Years in Slavery—and My Journey to Freedom in America Francis Bok, Author, Edward Tivnan, With with Edward Tivnan.
St.Read My Escape From Slavery by author Frederick Douglass, FREE, online. (Table of Contents.) This book and many more are available.