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

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The true story behind the acclaimed movie 12 Years a Slave, this book is based on the life of Solomon Northup, a free black man from New York who was captured in the United States and sold into slavery in Louisiana. nbsp; Solomon Northup awoke in the middle of the night with his body trembling. Slowly, he realized that he was handcuffed in a dark room and his feet were chained to the floor. He managed to slip his hand into his pocket to look for his free papers that proved he was one of 400,000 free blacks in a nation where 2.5 million other African Americans were slaves. They were gone. nbsp; This remarkable story follows Northup through his 12 years of bondage as a man kidnapped into slavery, enduring the hardships of slave life in Louisiana. But the tale also has a remarkable ending. Northup is rescued from his master's cotton plantation in the deep South by friends in New York. This is a compelling tale that looks into a little known slice of history, sure to rivet young readers and adults alike. National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources. Visitnbsp;;for more information.
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Full title stolen into slavery the true story of solomon northup free black man
Author fradin judith bloom
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subject_facet African Americans -- Biography, African Americans -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, Northup, Solomon, -- 1808-1863?, Northup, Solomon, -- 1808-1863? -- Juvenile literature, Plantation life -- Louisiana -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature, Plantation life. -- Louisiana -- History, Slavery -- Louisiana -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature, Slavery. -- Louisiana -- History, Slaves, Slaves -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
title_display Stolen into slavery : the true story of Solomon Northup, free black man
title_full Stolen into slavery : the true story of Solomon Northup, free black man / by Judith Fradin and Dennis Fradin
title_short Stolen into slavery :
title_sub the true story of Solomon Northup, free black man
topic_facet African Americans, History, Northup, Solomon, Plantation life, Slavery, Slaves