Emancipation Proclamation: Lincoln and the dawn of liberty

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Publisher:
Abrams Books for Young Readers,
Pub. Date:
2013.
Language:
English
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Published on the anniversary of when President Abraham Lincoln's order went into effect, this book offers readers a unique look at the events that led to the Emancipation Proclamation. Filled with little-known facts and fascinating details, it includes excerpts from historical sources, archival images, and new research that debunks myths about the Emancipation Proclamation and its causes. Complete with a timeline, glossary, and bibliography, Emancipation Proclamation is an engrossing new historical resource from award-winning children's book author Tonya Bolden. Praise for Emancipation Proclamation : FOUR STARRED REVIEW S "A convincing, handsomely produced argument..." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review "Bolden makes excellent use of primary sources; the pages are filled with archival photos, engravings, letters, posters, maps, newspaper articles, and other period documents. Detailed captions and a glossary interpret them for today's readers." -- School Library Journal, starred review "The language soars, powerfully communicating not just the facts about the Emancipation Proclamation but its meaning for those who cared most passionately." -- Booklist, starred review "Bolden tackles these questions in a richly illustrated overview of the lead-up to the Proclamation, organizing and reiterating information already familiar to many middle-schoolers, while introducing material that will probably be eye-opening to students who have taken their textbook's version of history at face value." -- The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books , starred review Award School Library Journal Best Book of 2013 Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books Blue Ribbons List 2013 Notable Children's Books from ALSC 2014 2014 Carter G.Woodson Middle Level Book Award
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ISBN:
9781419703904
Reading Level:
MG+
Level 8.9, 3 Points
Lexile measure:
1160L
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subject_facet Lincoln, Abraham, -- 1809-1865 -- Juvenile literature, Slaves -- Emancipation -- United States -- Juvenile literature, United States -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865 -- Juvenile literature, United States. -- President (1861-1865 : Lincoln). -- Emancipation Proclamation -- Juvenile literature
title_display Emancipation Proclamation : Lincoln and the dawn of liberty
title_full Emancipation Proclamation : Lincoln and the dawn of liberty / Tonya Bolden
title_short Emancipation Proclamation :
title_sub Lincoln and the dawn of liberty
topic_facet Emancipation, Lincoln, Abraham, Politics and government, Slaves