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

by Winifred Conkling

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

JLG Release: February 2015

Other Release:

May 2016


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  • Book Details

    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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