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.
Passenger on the Pearl: The True Story of Emily Edmonson’s Flight from SlaveryBook Verdict
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
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