I was born a slave : : the story of Harriet Jacobs

Title I was born a slave : : the story of Harriet Jacobs
Names Fleischner, Jennifer.
Book Number BR011574
Title Status Active
Medium Braille
Annotation When Harriet was six years old, her mother died, and Harriet learned that she was a slave who belonged to a white mistress. The mistress taught Harriet to read and write but did not grant her freedom. Harriet suffered many hardships before finally becoming free. Based on Harriet Jacobs's autobiography published in 1861. For grades 5-8.
Local Subject History, United States - HUS
Juvenile Book - JU
Juvenile Non-Fiction - JN
Young Adult Book - YA
Short Book - SH
Biography & Autobiography - BIO
Young Adult Non-Fiction - YN
History - HST
Black Interest - BLK
Biography - Historical - BIH
Biography - Notable Women - BIW
Audience Notes For grades 5-8.
LC Subject Fugitive slaves - North Carolina - Edenton - Biography - Juvenile literature
African Americans - Biography - Juvenile literature
Slavery - Juvenile literature
Edenton (N.C.) - Biography - Juvenile literature
Call Number j975.6147 JNF
Language English
Released 1997
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, 1997 (Associated Services for the Blind, transcribing agency. Associated Services for the Blind, distributor)
Original Publication Transcription of: Brookfield, Conn. : Millbrook Press, c1997.
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