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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
  • Author Resources:
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Minty: A Story of Young Harriet Tubman

by Alan Schroeder and Jerry Pinkney
  • Grade Level:
    1-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    Art, English Language Arts, History
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    1996
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (5), Author Personal Websites (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (1), In-depth Interviews (1)
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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
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (3), Author Personal Websites (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (1), In-depth Interviews (1)
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Amistad: A Long Road to Freedom

by Walter Dean Myers
  • Grade Level:
    4-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2001
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (6), Author Personal Websites (1), Author Blogs (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (1), Meet-the-Author Movies (1)
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Anthony Burns: The Defeat and Triumph of a Fugitive Slave

by Virginia Hamilton
  • Grade Level:
    7-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    1988
  • Author Resources:
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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
  • Author Resources:
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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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Picture Book of Harriet Tubman, 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:
    1992
  • Author Resources:
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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
  • Author Resources:
    Author Personal Websites (1), Author Blogs (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (1), Author Guest Blog Posts (1)
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What Was the Underground Railroad?

by Yona Zeldis McDonough and Lauren Mortimer

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

  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2013
  • Author Resources:
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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
  • Author Resources:
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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
  • Author Resources:
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Passenger on the Pearl: The True Story of Emily Edmonson's Flight from Slavery

by Winifred Conkling
  • 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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Freedom Roads: Searching for the Underground Railroad

by Joyce Hansen, Gary McGowan, and James Ransome
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2003
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (1), Author Personal Websites (2), Audio Name Pronunciations (2), In-depth Interviews (1)
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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
  • Author Resources:
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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
  • Author Resources:
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Beacon to Freedom: The Story of a Conductor on the Underground Railroad

by Jenna Glatzer and Ebony Glenn
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2017
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Story of Harriet Tubman, The: Conductor of the Underground Railroad

by Kate McMullan and Steven James Petruccio
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    1990
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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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Frederick Douglass: Young Defender of Human Rights

by Elisabeth P. Myers and Cathy Morrison
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Harriet Tubman: The Road to Freedom

by Catherine Clinton
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This Our Dark Country: The American Settlers of Liberia

by Catherine Reef
  • Grade Level:
    4-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2002
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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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Who Was Harriet Tubman?

by Yona Zeldis McDonough and Nancy Harrison

From Slave to Abolitionist

by Lucille Schulberg Warner and Tom Feelings
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Lest We Forget: The Passage from Africa to Slavery and Emancipation

by Velma Maia Thomas
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Voices from the Underground Railroad

by Kay Winters
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Underground Railroad, The: Would You Help Them Escape?

by Elaine Landau
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2015
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Freedom Train North: Stories of the Underground Railroad in Wisconsin

by Julia Pferdehirt
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Author Resources:
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Appeal to the British People, An

by Frederick Douglass
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Harriet Tubman

by Wil Mara
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Kids Care for the Earth

by Gare Thompson
  • Grade Level:
    PK-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    Science, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2002
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Southeast, The

by Elspeth Leacock
  • Grade Level:
    1-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2002
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Southwest, The

by Elspeth Leacock
  • Grade Level:
    1-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2002
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Coober Pedy, Australia

by Elspeth Leacock
  • Grade Level:
    1-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
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Early Black Reformers

by James Tackach
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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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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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Invention of Wings, The

by Sue Monk Kidd
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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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This Noble Woman: Myrtilla Miner and Her Fight to Establish a School for African American Girls in the Slaveholding South

by Michael M. Greenburg
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Blue or Gray?: A Family Divided

by Kate Connell
  • Grade Level:
    1-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2002
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Anti-Slavery Movement, The

by Ann Rossi
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Midwest, The: Its History and People

by Kate Connell
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Underground Railroad, The: An Interactive History Adventure

by Allison Lassieur
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Runaway Slaves

by Karin S. Coddon
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President of the Underground Railroad: A Story about Levi Coffin

by Gwenyth Swain and Ralph L. Ramstad
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