Wanting to learn more about slavery? Learn from Kate and her reading ladder below:
- The Rise and Fall of American Slavery By: Tim McNeese - A couple mini stories about the lives of slaves.
- Minty By: Alan Schroeder - A story about Harriet Tubman which takes place in the 1820’s.
- Anthony Burns By: Virginia Hamilton - A biography of a slave in the 1850’s who escapes to Boston.
- War comes to Willy Freeman By: James Lincoln Collier - A free 13 year old girl who’s dad is killed by the British during the Revolutionary War and her mom abandons her.
- Stolen Into Slavery By: Judy and Dennis Fradin - A story that we all read and enjoyed about Solomon Northup a free man who is stolen into slavery for 12 years.
- Forge By: Laurie Anderson - A book about Curzon who is a runaway slave passing for a free man.
- Jump Ship to Freedom By: James Lincoln Collier - A great historical fiction book about Daniel Arabus, a 14 year old slave whose father fought in the Revolutionary War for his family’s freedom but Daniel and his Mom had their freedom papers stolen, their only proof they were free.