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Alec's primer

Walter, Mildred Pitts.

Middlebury, Vt. : Vermont Folklife Center ; Lebanon, N.H. : Distributed by University Press of New England, 2004.

[32] p. : col. ill. ; 22 x 27 cm.

A young slave's journey to freedom begins when a plantation owner's granddaughter teaches him how to read. Based on the childhood of Alec Turner (1845-1923) who escaped from slavery by joining the Union Army during the Civil War and later became a landowner in Vermont.

Reading Level: 1.7

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ISBN:

0916718204

LC Call No:

PZ7.W17125 Al 2004

Dewey Class No:

[E] 22

Author:

Walter, Mildred Pitts.

Title:

Alec's primer / by Mildred Pitts Walter ; illustrated by Larry Johnson.

Edition:

1st ed.

Publisher:

Middlebury, Vt. : Vermont Folklife Center ; Lebanon, N.H. : Distributed by University Press of New England, 2004.

Physical:

[32] p. : col. ill. ; 22 x 27 cm.

Series:

The Vermont Folklife Center children's book series

Summary:

A young slave's journey to freedom begins when a plantation owner's granddaughter teaches him how to read. Based on the childhood of Alec Turner (1845-1923) who escaped from slavery by joining the Union Army during the Civil War and later became a landowner in Vermont.

Subject:

Slavery--Fiction.

Subject:

African Americans--Fiction.

Subject:

Reading--Fiction.

Subject:

Historical fiction.

AE:PersName:

Johnson, Larry, 1949- ill.

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