A Picture of Freedom (Dear America‪)‬

The Diary of Clotee, a Slave Girl, Belmont Plantation, Virginia, 1859

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Publisher Description

Coretta Scott King Award winner and Newbery Honor author Patricia McKissack's inspiring A PICTURE OF FREEDOM is now back in print with a gorgeous new cover!It's 1859 and Clotee, a twelve-year-old slave, has the most wonderful, terrible secret. She knows that if she shares it with the wrong person, she will face unimaginable consequences. What is her secret? While doing her job of fanning her master's son during his daily lessons, Clotee has taught herself to read and write. However, she soon learns that the tutor, Ely Harms, has a secret of his own.In a time when literacy is one of the most valuable skills to have, Clotee is determined to use her secret to save herself, and her family.

GENRE
Young Adult
RELEASED
2011
January 1
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
240
Pages
PUBLISHER
Scholastic Inc.
SELLER
Scholastic Inc.
SIZE
11
MB
AUDIENCE
Grades 3-8

Customer Reviews

Heyho awesome ,

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It's a really fun book to read and I think that if u are interested in the slave time line u would enjoy it more than others

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