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A free Black girl before the Civil War : the diary of Charlotte Forten, 1854 / edited by Christy Steele with Kerry Graves ; foreword by Suzanne Bunkers ; [illustrator, Linda Clavel].

Forten, Charlotte L. (Author). Steele, Christy, 1970- (Added Author). Graves, Kerry A. (Added Author). Clavel, Linda, (illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 14 of 14 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 14 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch YAB FORTEN FOR (Text) 34207000703000 Young Adult Non-Fiction Biographies Available -
Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria jB FOR (Text) 37521529823678 AMPL Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Barton Rees Pogue Mem. PL - Upland J 974.4 STE HB (Text) 76277000033423 Juvenile NonFiction Available -
Cambridge City PL - Cambridge City J 974.4 (Text) 76893000224216 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood J 974.45 FOR (Text) 36626101761112 JUV Nonfiction Available -
Hamilton North PL - Atlanta Branch JB.a Forten (Text) 78294000116613 J Biography Available -
Hamilton North PL - Cicero Main Branch JB.c Fortren (Text) 78294000118172 J Biography Available -
Loogootee PL - Loogootee JUV BIO FOR (Text) 70511000024545 Juvenile Biography Available -
Middletown Fall Creek Twp PL - Middletown J974.4 (Text) 76331000081523 Children's Non-Fiction Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - Bookmobile J974.4 FORT (Text) 39231030305920 On the Bus Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 0736803459
  • Physical Description: 32 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Mankato, Minn. : Blue Earth Books, [2000]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: The diary of a sixteen-year-old free African American who lived in Massachusettts in 1854 records her schooling, participation in the antislavery movement, and concern for an arrested fugitive slave. Includes sidebars, activities, and a timeline related to this era.
Subject: Forten, Charlotte L. > Diaries > Juvenile literature.
African American teenage girls > Massachusetts > Salem > Diaries > Juvenile literature.
Free African Americans > Massachusetts > Salem > Diaries > Juvenile literature.
Salem (Mass.) > Race relations > Juvenile literature.
Salem (Mass.) > Social life and customs > Juvenile literature.
Antislavery movements > Massachusetts > History > 19th century > Juvenile literature.
Forten, Charlotte L.
Massachusetts > Race relations.
Massachusetts > Social life and customs.
Antislavery movements.
African Americans > History.
Diaries.
African Americans > Biography.
Women > Biography.

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