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Letters From a Slave Girl: the Story of Harriet Jacobs (07 Edition)

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Harriet Jacobs was born into slavery; it's the only life she has ever known. Now, with the death of her mistress, there is a chance she will be given her freedom, and for the first time Harriet feels hopeful. But hoping can be dangerous, because disappointment is devastating. Harriet has one last hope, though: escape to the North. And as she faces numerous ordeals, this hope gives her the strength she needs to survive. andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; Based on the true story of Harriet Ann Jacobs, andlt;iandgt;Letters from a Slave Girlandlt;/iandgt; reveals in poignant detail what thousands of African-American women had to endure not long ago. It's a story that will enlighten, anger, and never be forgotten.

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Harriet Jacobs' letters--written to lost relatives and friends, and imagined by the author--provide a microscopic look at what slavery meant for a young black female in the mid 1800s.

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A gripping portrayal that brings to light the special hardships endured by young slave girls, Harriet's story will enrage, enlighten, and not soon be forgotten. An ALA Notable Children's Book. An ALA Best Book for Young Adults. A Horn Book Fanfare Book.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781416936374
Subtitle:
The Story of Harriet Jacobs
Author:
Lyons, Mary E.
Publisher:
Simon Pulse
Subject:
Historical - United States - 19th Century
Subject:
Slavery
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - Historical
Subject:
Letters
Subject:
Biographical - United States
Subject:
Social Issues - Prejudice & Racism
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Children s-Historical Fiction-U.S. 19th Century
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Publication Date:
20070109
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
f-c cvr
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
7 x 4.1875 in
Age Level:
12-12

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Product details 192 pages Simon Pulse - English 9781416936374 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Harriet Jacobs' letters--written to lost relatives and friends, and imagined by the author--provide a microscopic look at what slavery meant for a young black female in the mid 1800s.
"Synopsis" by , A gripping portrayal that brings to light the special hardships endured by young slave girls, Harriet's story will enrage, enlighten, and not soon be forgotten. An ALA Notable Children's Book. An ALA Best Book for Young Adults. A Horn Book Fanfare Book.
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