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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
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
Member of
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
Interest level
UG
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
6.9
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Steele, Christy
  • Graves, Kerry A
  • Clavel, Linda
Series statement
Diaries, letters, and memoirs
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Forten, Charlotte L.
  • Forten, Charlotte L
  • African American teenage girls
  • Free African Americans
  • Antislavery movements
  • Antislavery movements
  • African Americans
  • Diaries
  • 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
Control code
ocm41265946
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
32 p.
Isbn
9780736803458
Lccn
99015276
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • 387306
  • (Sirsi) o41265946
  • (Sirsi) ADI-0355
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
Control code
ocm41265946
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
32 p.
Isbn
9780736803458
Lccn
99015276
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • 387306
  • (Sirsi) o41265946
  • (Sirsi) ADI-0355

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