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The Resource Freedom ship, Doreen Rappaport ; illustrated by Curtis James

Freedom ship, Doreen Rappaport ; illustrated by Curtis James

Label
Freedom ship
Title
Freedom ship
Statement of responsibility
Doreen Rappaport ; illustrated by Curtis James
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On May 13, 1862, Samuel and his family, who work on a Confederate steamship out of Chaleston, South Carolina, make a daring break for freedom when they see Union ships resting on the Atlantic Ocean.
Cataloging source
JBO
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Rappaport, Doreen
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.R18135
LC item number
Fr 2006
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1966-
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James, Curtis
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  • African Americans
  • Slaves
  • Freedom
  • Warships
  • Nonfiction 5+
  • Children's and Teenage: General
  • Children's, Teenage & educational
  • Interest age: from c 5 years
  • Children's / Teenage fiction: Historical fiction
  • Children's / Teenage: True stories told as fiction
  • Children's / Teenage: Social issues
  • South Carolina
Summary expansion
During the American Civil War, young Samuel and his father work on a Confederate steamship out of Charleston, South Carolina. Every day when they look beyond the harbour they can see the Atlantic Ocean. Union ships rest there - as does their freedom. If only they could get there somehow... Then, on May 13, 1862, Samuel and his family risk everything to do just that
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Freedom ship, Doreen Rappaport ; illustrated by Curtis James
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Maps on endpapers
  • "Jump at the Sun."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Control code
BDZ0007498455
Dimensions
23 x 27 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9780786806454
Lccn
2007296212
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (DLC)2007296212
  • (DLC)2007296212
  • (DLC)2007296212
Label
Freedom ship, Doreen Rappaport ; illustrated by Curtis James
Link
Publication
Note
  • Maps on endpapers
  • "Jump at the Sun."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Control code
BDZ0007498455
Dimensions
23 x 27 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9780786806454
Lccn
2007296212
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (DLC)2007296212
  • (DLC)2007296212
  • (DLC)2007296212

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