Passenger on the Pearl the true story of Emily Edmonson's flight from slavery

Title Passenger on the Pearl the true story of Emily Edmonson's flight from slavery
Names Conkling, Winifred.
Book Number DB081208
Title Status Active
Medium Digital Book
Annotation Documents the events of the 1848 escape attempt by Emily Edmonson (1835-1895), her siblings, and dozens of other enslaved people aboard the Pearl. Discusses her encounter with Harriet Beecher Stowe, her subsequent education, and her history-changing teaching career at a school for African American young women. For grades 6-9. 2015.
Narrator Strom, Margaret.
Local Subject Young Adult Book - YA
Young Adult Non-Fiction - YN
History, United States - HUS
Juvenile Book - JU
History - HST
Juvenile Non-Fiction - JN
Biography & Autobiography - BIO
Short Book - SH
Audience Notes Female narrator.
For grades 6-9.
LC Subject Antislavery movements - United States - History - 19th century - Juvenile literature
Antislavery movements - Washington Region - History - 19th century - Juvenile literature
Fugitive slaves - Washington Region - Biography - Juvenile literature
Fugitive slaves - Washington Region - History - 19th century - Juvenile literature
Underground Railroad - Washington Region - Juvenile literature
Washington Region - History - 19th century - Juvenile literature
Call Number j306.362092 B JNF
Language English
Released 2015
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, 2015 (Potomac Talking Book Services, recording studio)
Original Publication Recorded from: First edition. Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Young Readers, 2015. 9781616201968 1616201967
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