Frederick’s Journey: The Life of Frederick Douglass

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Frederick’s Journey: The Life of Frederick Douglass

by Doreen Rappaport

Illustrations by London Ladd

Part of a Series: Big Words.

First Release:

December 2015

ISBN: 9781423114383

After Frederick Douglass wrote his candid autobiography in 1845, for safety he moved to Great Britain, where slavery was illegal. “Two years later, friends bought him his freedom for $710.96.” Author’s note. Illustrator’s note. List of important dates. Selected research sources. Suggestions for further reading. Quote sources. Full-color illustrations.

  • ISBN: 9781423114383
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Disney-Hyperion
    Page Count: 48
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 4.4, Points: 0.5
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 4.7, Points: 3
    Lexile: Level: 770L
    Awards & Honors: Kids’ Indie Next List Preview, Winter 2015–2016, Ages 4–8; ALA Notable Books for Children 2016, Middle Readers; 100 Notable Titles for Reading and Sharing 2015, Children’s Books
    Children’s Book Committee Bank Street College of Education Best Children’s Books of 2016, Biography and Memoir
    Genre: Nonfic
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