Facing Frederick : the life of Frederick Douglass, a monumental American man / Tonya Bolden.
Coretta Scott King Honor winner Bolden sheds light on new research and interpretations of one of America's most influential African Americans, focusing on Douglass the man rather than the historical icon. Full color and archival images.
Bolden sheds light on new research and interpretations of one of America's most influential African Americans. She focuses on Douglass the man rather than the historical icon. In chronicling his shortcomings and the low points in his life as well as his victories, Bolden creates a portrait of this relentless warrior as a speaker, a once-enslaved abolitionist, but most importantly, as a human being.
- ISBN: 9781419725463
- ISBN: 1419725467
- Physical Description: vii, 200 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 22 cm
- Publisher: New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2017.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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A soul to aspire -- One the world over -- Ships upon a stormy sea -- The voice of inspiration -- No time for us to leave the country -- We are all liberated -- A new world -- Promises in your constitution -- Leaf from a living tree -- Author's note -- "Frederick Douglass" by Robert Hayden -- Time line -- Notes -- Selected sources.
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