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Author Forten, Charlotte L.

Title A free Black girl before the Civil War : the diary of Charlotte Forten, 1854 / edited by Christy Steele with Kerry Graves ; foreword by Suzanne Bunkers ; [illustrator, Linda Clavel].

Publication Info. Mankato, Minn. : Blue Earth Books, [2000]


Location Call No. Status
 Burlington Public Library - Children's Department  JB FORTEN    Check Shelf
 Mansfield, Main Library - Juvenile Nonfiction  J 974.403 STEELE    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Children's Department  JB-FORTEN, C.    Check Shelf
Description 32 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Series Diaries, letters, and memoirs
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary The diary of a sixteen-year-old free African American who lived in Massachusetts in 1854 records her schooling, participation in the antislavery movement, and concern for an arrested fugitive slave. Includes sidebars, activities, and a timeline related to this era.
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR UG 6.9 1.0 4525.
Subject Forten, Charlotte L. Journal -- Juvenile literature.
Forten, Charlotte L.
African American teenage girls -- Massachusetts -- Salem -- Diaries -- Juvenile literature.
Free African Americans -- Massachusetts -- Salem -- Diaries -- Juvenile literature.
Antislavery movements -- Massachusetts -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
Antislavery movements.
African Americans -- History.
African Americans -- Biography.
Women -- Biography.
Salem (Mass.) -- Race relations -- Juvenile literature.
Salem (Mass.) -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature.
Massachusetts -- Race relations.
Massachusetts -- Social life and customs.
Added Author Steele, Christy, 1970-
Graves, Kerry A.
Clavel, Linda, illustrator.
ISBN 0736803459
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