Stolen into slavery : the true story of Solomon Northup, free black man

Title
Stolen into slavery : the true story of Solomon Northup, free black man

Author
Fradin, Judith Bloom.

ISBN
9781426309373
 
9781426309380

Publication Information
Washington, D.C. : National Geographic Society, c2012.

Physical Description
120 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.

Contents
"Well, my boy, how do you feel now?" -- "I wished for wings" -- "I will learn you your name!" -- Life is dear to every living thing -- "A song of peace" -- "If I ever catch you with a book" -- "I am here now a slave" -- "How can I end my days here?" -- "Solomon Northup is my name!" -- "I had been restored to happiness and liberty".

Reading Level
1060 L Lexile

Personal Subject
Northup, Solomon, 1808-1863?

Subject Term
Slaves -- United States -- Biography.
 
African Americans -- Biography.
 
Plantation life -- Louisiana -- History -- 19th century.
 
Slavery -- Louisiana -- History -- 19th century.

Added Author
Fradin, Dennis B.

Summary
The true story of Solomon Northup, a free black man living in upstate New York, who was kidnapped in 1841 and spent 12 years as a slave on deadly Louisiana coastal plantations.


LibraryMaterial TypeCall NumberItem AvailableCopiesStatus
Stillwater Public LibraryBookJ 306.362 FRA11Nonfiction Collection