Passenger on the Pearl: The True Story of Emily Edmonson’s Flight from Slavery

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Passenger on the Pearl: The True Story of Emily Edmonson’s Flight from Slavery

by Winifred Conkling

First Release:

February 2015

Other Release:

May 2016


ISBN: 9781616201968

1848: Emily Edmonson was among seventy-six fugitives caught on the Pearl during America’s largest slave escape attempt. She was to be sent south—unless her father paid ransom. Time line. Edmonson family tree. Sources and notes. Bibliography. Index. Maps. Black-and-white reproductions of period documents and artwork. Black-and-white photographs.

 
  • ISBN: 9781616201968
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Algonquin
    Page Count: 176
    Dewey Classification: 306.3/6209
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 8, Points: 6
    Lexile: Level: 1160L
    Awards & Honors: 2015 Cybils Awards Nomination, Young Adult Nonfiction
    NCSS Carter G. Woodson Book Award 2016 Winner, Secondary
    Genre: Nonfic
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