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Author Everett, Gwen.

Title John Brown : one man against slavery / by Gwen Everett ; paintings by Jacob Lawrence.

Imprint New York : Rizzoli, 1993


Location Call No. Status
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Storage  J 973.711 BROWN    Storage
 Mansfield, Main Library - Juvenile Biography  JB BROWN    Check Shelf
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Children's Department  JUV. 973.7 B878E    Check Shelf
Description 32 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Note Factual information presented in a fictional narrative.
Includes a brief history of Harpers Ferry by Dennis E. Fry, Chief Historian, Harpers Ferry National Historic Park, and a brief biography of Jacob Lawrence by Ellen Sharp, Curator of Graphic Arts, The Detroit Institute of Arts (pages 30-31).
"Editor's note: Jacob Lawrence executed the John Brown series in gouache on paper. The dimensions of his paintings are either 13 5/8 x 19 13/16 or 19 13/16 x 13 5/8 inches, depending on their formats. Sixteen of the series' twenty-two paintings are featured here ..."--Colophon.
Summary The views of the controversial abolitionist John Brown and the events leading up to his ill-fated attack on the arsenal at Harpers Ferry are described through the eyes of Brown's daughter, Annie.
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR MG 6.0 0.5 8419.
Accelerated Reader Grades 5-8 6 0.5 SD Quiz 8419 English non-fiction.
Subject Adams, Annie Brown, 1843-1926 -- Juvenile fiction.
Brown, John, 1800-1859 -- Juvenile fiction.
Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895 -- Juvenile fiction.
Brown, John, 1800-1859 -- Juvenile literature.
Brown, John, 1800-1859.
Adams, Annie Brown, 1843-1926. (OCoLC)fst00448498
Brown, John, 1800-1859. (OCoLC)fst00034505
Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895. (OCoLC)fst00049680
John Brown's Raid (Harpers Ferry, West Virginia : 1859) (OCoLC)fst01353470
Brown, John 1800-1859.
Brown, John, 1800-1859.
Abolitionists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile fiction.
Slavery -- United States -- History -- Juvenile fiction.
Abolitionists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
John Brown Farm State Historic Site (North Elba, N.Y.) -- Juvenile fiction.
Harpers Ferry (W. Va.) -- History -- John Brown's Raid, 1859 -- Juvenile fiction.
Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Abolitionists. (OCoLC)fst00794478
Slavery. (OCoLC)fst01120426
New York (State) -- North Elba (Town) -- John Brown Farm State Historic Site. (OCoLC)fst01695252
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
West Virginia -- Harpers Ferry. (OCoLC)fst01212444
Abolitionists -- Biography.
Chronological Term 1859
Genre/Form Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
Fiction. (OCoLC)fst01423787
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
Biographical fiction -- 1993.
Dust jackets (Bindings) -- 1993.
Biographical fiction.
Added Author Lawrence, Jacob, 1917-2000, illustrator.
Frye, Dennis E., author of afterword.
Sharp, Ellen., author of afterword.
ISBN 0847817024
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