In the Shadow of Liberty: The Hidden History of Slavery, Four Presidents, and Five Black Lives

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In the Shadow of Liberty: The Hidden History of Slavery, Four Presidents, and Five Black Lives

by Kenneth C. Davis

First Release:

October 2016

ISBN: 9781627793117

2017 YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction Award Finalist
Here are the stories of five enslaved people who were considered the property of some of the greatest U.S. presidents. Note to the reader. Time lines. Afterword. Source notes. Bibliography. Index. Black-and-white photographs, illustrations, and reproductions of artifacts.

 
  • ISBN: 9781627793117
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Henry Holt
    Page Count: 304
    Trim Size: 9" x 6"
    Awards & Honors: YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults, 2017 Finalist
    Booklist 2016 Editors’ Choice, Top of the List, Youth Nonfiction
    ALSC Notable Children’s Books 2017, Older Readers
    CBC Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People 2017, 6–8
    Booklist 2017 Top 10 Books for Youth, Diverse Nonfiction
    The Washington Post Best Children’s and Young Adult Books of 2016
    Genre: Nonfic
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