Words Set Me Free: The Story of Young Frederick Douglass (Paula Wiseman Books)
by Lesa Cline-Ransome
Publication Date: Jan 03, 2012
List Price: $17.99
Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
Target Age Group: Picture Book
Imprint: Paula Wiseman Books
Publisher: Simon & Schuster, Inc.
Parent Company: CBS Corporation
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The inspirational, true story of how Frederick Douglass found his way to freedom one word at a time.
This picture book biography chronicles the youth of Frederick Douglass, one of the most prominent African American figures in American history. Douglass spent his life advocating for the equality of all, and it was through reading that he was able to stand up for himself and others. Award-winning husband-wife team Lesa Cline-Ransome and James E. Ransome present a moving and captivating look at the young life of the inspirational man who said, “I would unite with anybody to do right and with nobody to do wrong.”
- Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Cultural Heritage
- Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Historical
- Juvenile Nonfiction / History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
- Juvenile Nonfiction / People & Places / United States / African American