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Lightning Dreamer, The: Cuba's Greatest Abolitionist

by Margarita Engle
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Lincoln and Douglass: An American Friendship

by Nikki Giovanni and Bryan Collier
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2008
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Freedom River

by Doreen Rappaport and Bryan Collier
  • Grade Level:
    PK-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    Art, English Language Arts, History
  • Genres:
    Biography
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2000
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (4), Author Personal Websites (2), Audio Name Pronunciations (2), In-depth Interviews (2), Meet-the-Author Movies (1)
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Frederick Douglass: The Lion Who Wrote History

by Walter Dean Myers and Floyd Cooper
  • Grade Level:
    PK-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2017
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Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom

by Carole Boston Weatherford and Kadir Nelson
  • Grade Level:
    1-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    Art, English Language Arts, History
  • Genres:
    Biography
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2006
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (3), Author Personal Websites (2), Audio Name Pronunciations (2)
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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave

by Frederick Douglass
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Only Passing Through: The Story of Sojourner Truth

by Anne Rockwell and R. Gregory Christie
  • Grade Level:
    1-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    Art, English Language Arts, History
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2002
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Facing Frederick: The Life of Frederick Douglass, a Monumental American Man

by Tonya Bolden
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2018
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So Tall Within: Sojourner Truth's Long Walk Toward Freedom

by Gary D. Schmidt and Daniel Minter
  • Grade Level:
    PK-2
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2018
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Sojourner Truth's Step-Stomp Stride

by Andrea Davis Pinkney and Brian Pinkney
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2009
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Underground

by Shane W. Evans
  • Grade Level:
    PK-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Historical Fiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
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Words Set Me Free: The Story of Young Frederick Douglass

by Lesa Cline-Ransome and James Ransome
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2012
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Midnight Rising: John Brown and the Raid That Sparked the Civil War

by Tony Horwitz
  • Grade Level:
    7-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
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Who Was Harriet Beecher Stowe?

by Dana Meachen Rau, Nancy Harrison, and Gregory Copeland

Part of the Who Was? What Was? Where Is? Series

  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2015
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Picture Book of Frederick Douglass, A

by David A. Adler and Samuel Byrd

Part of the David A. Adler Picture Book Biographies Series

  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    1993
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Frederick's Journey: The Life of Frederick Douglass

by Doreen Rappaport and London Ladd
  • Grade Level:
    1-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2015
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Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass: The Story Behind an American Friendship

by Russell Freedman
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2012
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Who Was Sojourner Truth?

by Yona Zeldis McDonough and Jim Eldridge

Part of the Who Was? What Was? Where Is? Series

  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2015
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Who Was Frederick Douglass?

by April Jones Prince, Robert Squier, and Nancy Harrison

Part of the Who Was? What Was? Where Is? Series

  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2014
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School for Pompey Walker, A

by Michael J. Rosen and Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts
  • Genres:
    Historical Fiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    1995
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True North

by Kathryn Lasky
  • Grade Level:
    4-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History
  • Genres:
    Adventure, Historical Fiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    1996
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Sojourner Truth: Ain't I a Woman?

by Patricia C. McKissack and Fredrick McKissack
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    1992
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Frederick Douglass for Kids: His Life and Times, with 21 Activities

by Nancy I. Sanders
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
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Picture Book of Sojourner Truth, A

by David A. Adler and Gershom Griffith

Part of the David A. Adler Picture Book Biographies Series

  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    1994
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Friends for Freedom: The Story of Susan B. Anthony & Frederick Douglass

by Suzanne Slade and Nicole Tadgell
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    Women / Girls
  • Year Published:
    2014
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Pioneer Summer

by Deborah Hopkinson and Patrick Faricy
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts
  • Genres:
    Historical Fiction
  • Year Published:
    2002
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Frederick Douglass: A Noble Life

by David A. Adler
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2010
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Volcano Beneath the Snow, A: John Brown's War Against Slavery

by Albert Marrin
  • Grade Level:
    7-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    History
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2014
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When Harriet Met Sojourner

by Catherine Clinton and Shane W. Evans
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2007
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John Brown: His Fight for Freedom

by John Hendrix
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2009
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My Name Is Truth: The Life of Sojourner Truth

by Ann Turner and James Ransome
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Frederick Douglass: Young Defender of Human Rights

by Elisabeth P. Myers and Cathy Morrison
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Chasing the Nightbird

by Krista Russell
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Good Lord Bird, The

by James McBride
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On the Trail of John Brown's Body

by Alan N. Kay

Book 2 of the Young Heroes of History Series

  • Grade Level:
    1-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts
  • Genres:
    Historical Fiction
  • Year Published:
    2001
  • Author Resources:
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Harriet Tubman

by Kem Knapp Sawyer
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2010
  • Author Resources:
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Walking the Road to Freedom: A Story about Sojourner Truth

by Jeri Chase Ferris and Peter Hanson
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    1988
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Sojourner Truth: From Slave to Activist for Freedom

by Mary Butler
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Amazing Grace: William Wilberforce and the Heroic Campaign to End Slavery

by Eric Metaxas
  • Grade Level:
    7-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Author Resources:
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Fleeing to Freedom on the Underground Railroad: The Courageous Slaves, Agents, and Conductors

by Elaine Landau
  • Grade Level:
    7-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Author Resources:
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All That Makes Life Bright: The Life and Love of Harriet Beecher Stowe

by Josi S. Kilpack
  • Grade Level:
    7-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts
  • Genres:
    Historical Fiction
  • Author Resources:
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Escape from Slavery: The Boyhood of Frederick Douglass in His Own Words

by Frederick Douglass
  • Grade Level:
    4-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    History
  • Genres:
    Biography
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
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Uncommon Faith

by Trudy Krisher
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Dear Ellen Bee: A Civil War Scrapbook of Two Union Spies

by Mary E. Lyons
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Frederick Douglass: From Slave to Statesman

by Alice Mulcahey Fleming

Part of the Library of American Lives and Times Series

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Mine Eyes Have Seen

by Ann Rinaldi
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Frederick Douglass and the North Star

by Lorenzo Pace

Part of the African American Quartet

  • Grade Level:
    PK-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2015
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Harriet: The Life and World of Harriet Beecher Stowe

by Norma Johnston and Velda Johnston
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Bound for Canaan: The Underground Railroad and the War for the Soul of America

by Fergus M. Bordewich
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Life and Times of Frederick Douglass, The: His Early Life as a Slave, His Escape from Bondage, and His Complete History

by Frederick Douglass
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