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Freedman, Russell
Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass : the story behind an American friendship / Russell Freedman
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt/Clarion Books, c2012
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 SOE Curriuclum Lab, Rm 267  CL j920 FRE    AVAILABLE
Subject Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Juvenile literature
Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895 -- Juvenile literature
Subject(s) Presidents -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
African American abolitionists -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Friendship -- United States -- Juvenile literature
Physical Description 119 p. : ill., ports. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [108]-109) and index
Contents Waiting for Mr. Lincoln -- Born into slavery -- Soul on fire -- Nothing but plenty of friends -- A house divided -- Debating the future of slavery in America -- Emancipation -- "Mr. Douglass...I am glad to see you" -- Lincoln's secret plan -- "My friend Douglass" -- Dialogue between a master and a slave -- Historic sites
Summary A clear-sighted, carefully researched account of two surprisingly parallel lives and how they intersected at a critical moment in U.S. history
Series SOE Curriculum Lab

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