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The Resource A free Black girl before the Civil War : the diary of Charlotte Forten, 1854, edited by Christy Steele with Kerry Graves ; foreword by Suzanne Bunkers ; [illustrator, Linda Clavel]

A free Black girl before the Civil War : the diary of Charlotte Forten, 1854, edited by Christy Steele with Kerry Graves ; foreword by Suzanne Bunkers ; [illustrator, Linda Clavel]

Label
A free Black girl before the Civil War : the diary of Charlotte Forten, 1854
Title
A free Black girl before the Civil War
Title remainder
the diary of Charlotte Forten, 1854
Statement of responsibility
edited by Christy Steele with Kerry Graves ; foreword by Suzanne Bunkers ; [illustrator, Linda Clavel]
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The diary of a sixteen-year-old free African American who lived in Massachusettts in 1854 records her schooling, participation in the antislavery movement, and concern for an arrested fugitive slave. Includes sidebars, activities, and a timeline related to this era
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Forten, Charlotte L
Dewey number
  • 974.4/5
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1970-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Steele, Christy
  • Graves, Kerry A
  • Clavel, Linda
Series statement
Diaries, letters, and memoirs
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Forten, Charlotte L.
  • Forten, Charlotte L
  • Diaries
  • African American teenage girls
  • Free African Americans
  • Antislavery movements
  • Antislavery movements
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Women
  • Salem (Mass.)
  • Salem (Mass.)
  • Massachusetts
  • Massachusetts
Target audience
juvenile
Label
A free Black girl before the Civil War : the diary of Charlotte Forten, 1854, edited by Christy Steele with Kerry Graves ; foreword by Suzanne Bunkers ; [illustrator, Linda Clavel]
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
32 p.
Isbn
9780736803458
Lccn
99015276
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • DYNIX__149329
  • (OCoLC)41265946
Label
A free Black girl before the Civil War : the diary of Charlotte Forten, 1854, edited by Christy Steele with Kerry Graves ; foreword by Suzanne Bunkers ; [illustrator, Linda Clavel]
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
32 p.
Isbn
9780736803458
Lccn
99015276
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • DYNIX__149329
  • (OCoLC)41265946

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