Frederick’s Journey: The Life of Frederick Douglass

by Doreen Rappaport

Illustrations by London Ladd

Part of a Series: Big Words.

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

JLG Release: December 2015

JLG Member Price

Biography Elementary

Grades 2-6


14 books / $17.05 a book

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    Hardcover edition



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    Accelerated Reader

    Level: 4.4, Points: 0.5

    Scholastic Reading Counts

    Level: 4.7, Points: 3


    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



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