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Let my people go : Bible stories told by a freeman of color to his daughter Charlotte, in Charleston, South Carolina, 1806-16 / by Patricia and Fredrick McKissack ; illustrated by James E. Ransome.

McKissack, Pat, 1944-2017 (Author). McKissack, Fredrick. (Added Author). Ransome, James (illustrator.).
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Available copies

  • 9 of 9 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 9 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Brazil PL - Brazil JUVENILE 220.9 M (Text) 38160000328375 Youth Services, Non-Fiction Juvenile Available -
Centerville Center Twp PL - Centerville J FIC McKIS (Text) 76895000161754 2nd Floor Children's Fiction Available -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library J MCK (Text) 33187001373899 Juvenile Fiction Available -
Mitchell Comm. PL - Mitchell J McK (Text) 36823001539553 J Historical Fiction Available -
Monticello-Union Twp PL - Monticello 220.9 MCKIS (Text) 37743001153149 Children Nonfiction Available -
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library J FIC MCK (Text) 78551000095582 Juvenile Fiction Available -
Morgan Co PL - Waverly Branch J FIC MCK (Text) 78551000095581 Juvenile Fiction Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle J MCKI (Text) 39231029865363 Children's Fiction Collection Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle J MCKI (Text) 39231030238527 Children's Fiction Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0689808569 (lib. bdg.) :
  • Physical Description: vii, 134 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, [1998]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"An Anne Schwartz book."
Includes bibliographical references (p. 133-34) and notes.
Reading level: 7.5.
Interest age level: all ages.
Interest grade level: 5 - 8.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 133-134).
Formatted Contents Note:
Authors' note -- Illustrator's note -- Charlotte's introduction -- Something wonderful out of nothing (The Creation) -- Making choices (The fall and Cain and Abel) -- The big water (Noah and the flood) -- A love worth waiting for (Jacob and Rachel) -- How can you forgive? (The story of Joseph) -- God will not hold with wrong (Moses and the Exodus) -- Your God is my God (Ruth and Naomi) -- To slay a giant (David and Goliath) -- What do you pray for? (The wisdom of Solomon) -- No greater love (Queen Esther) -- A change of heart (The story of Jonah) -- By faith (Daniel the prohet) -- Chain of faith, hope, and love (The book of Proverbs).
Summary, etc.:
The daughter of a free Black man who worked as a blacksmith in Charleston, South Carolina, in the early 1800s recalls the stories from the Bible that her father shared with her, relating them to the experiences of African Americans.
Target Audience Note:
All ages
930 Lexile.
Subject: African Americans > Juvenile fiction.
African Americans > Fiction.
Slavery > Fiction.
Fathers and daughters > Fiction.
Bible stories > Old Testament.

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