Stolen into Slavery The True Story of Solomon Northup, Free Black Man by Judith Bloom Fradin, Dennis Brindell Fradin
  

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Stolen into Slavery The True Story of Solomon Northup, Free Black Man by Judith Bloom Fradin, Dennis Brindell Fradin

This is the true story of Solomon Northup, a free black man from New York who was captured in the United States and sold into slavery in Louisiana. Drawing from primary source documents, including Northup's own memoir, this compelling book has a narrative that is packed with the action of Solomon's 12-year odyssey as a slave and historical perspective on the human experience of buying and selling human beings. Period artwork is included to given even more historical context to this stunning story.

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Named one of the Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People 2013 by theNational Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) and the Children s Book Council!

About the Author

Dennis and Judy Fradin have published over 150 books for children, nearly all of them nonfiction. They are the recipients of many awards, most recently the 2004 SCBWI Golden Kite Honor book Award for The Power of One: Daisy Bates and the Little Rock Nine. In 2005 they published 5,000 Miles to Freedom with The National Geographic Society. It was named a ALA Best Book for Young Adults among many other honors.

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Format

Hardback
128 pages

Author

Judith Bloom Fradin, Dennis Brindell Fradin
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Publisher

National Geographic Society

Publication date

23rd November 2011

ISBN

9781426309373


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