Who Was Frederick Douglass? by April Jones Prince audiobook

Who Was Frederick Douglass?

By April Jones Prince
Read by John H. Mayer

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The Who Was…? Series

1.07 Hours Unabridged
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    ISBN: 9780451484390

Born into slavery in Maryland in 1818, Frederick Douglass was determined to gain freedom--and once he realized that knowledge was power, he secretly learned to read and write to give himself an advantage. After escaping to the North in 1838, as a free man he gave powerful speeches about his experience as a slave. He was so impressive that he became a friend of President Abraham Lincoln, as well as one of the most famous abolitionists of the nineteenth century.

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Born into slavery in Maryland in 1818, Frederick Douglass was determined to gain freedom--and once he realized that knowledge was power, he secretly learned to read and write to give himself an advantage. After escaping to the North in 1838, as a free man he gave powerful speeches about his experience as a slave. He was so impressive that he became a friend of President Abraham Lincoln, as well as one of the most famous abolitionists of the nineteenth century.

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Author Bio: April Jones Prince

Author Bio: April Jones Prince

April Jones Prince is the author of several children’s books, including Who Was Mark Twain?

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Biography & Autobiography
Runtime: 1.07
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English