My Name is Oney Judge by Diane D. Turner
  

My Name is Oney Judge

Written by Diane D. Turner
Illustrated by Call Massey

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Synopsis

My Name is Oney Judge by Diane D. Turner

This children's book tells the true story of Oney Judge, a young African American woman who was a slave in George Washington's presidential household. She liberated herself by way of a daring escape and defied his attempts to recapture her. Oney speaks to us from the pages of history: 'I escaped one night in May 1796 when the President and Miss Martha were eating their dinner'. Author Diane D. Turner gives substance to this woman whose life has been documented in the stories of our nation's history, but whose narrative very few people know. The book includes a timeline and glossary of terms to help young audiences understand more about this period of American history. It is suitable for children ages 8-12.

About the Author

Dr. Diane D. Turner is Curator of the Charles L. Blockson Afro-American Collection, Temple University Libraries. She is project director for the African American Community in Woodbury, New Jersey Oral History Project and is a museum consultant. She lives in Philadelphia.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
40 pages

Author

Diane D. Turner
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Publisher

Third World Press,U.S.

Publication date

15th January 2010

ISBN

9780883783047


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