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A school for Pompey Walker

Rosen, Michael J., 1954-

San Diego : Harcourt Brace & Co., c1995.

[48] p. : col. ill., col. map ; 27 cm.

At the dedication of a school named after him, an old former slave tells the story of his life and how, with the help of a white friend, he managed to save money to build a school for black children in Ohio by being repeatedly sold into slavery and escaping.

Reading Level: 4.5

Available

Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

1 copy available at Paideia School

ISBN:

978-0-15-200114-8 : $16.00

LC Call No:

PZ7.R71868 Sc 1995

Dewey Class No:

[Fic] 20

Author:

Rosen, Michael J., 1954-

Title:

A school for Pompey Walker / by Michael J. Rosen ; illustrated by Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson.

Edition:

1st ed.

Publisher:

San Diego : Harcourt Brace & Co., c1995.

Physical:

[48] p. : col. ill., col. map ; 27 cm.

Summary:

At the dedication of a school named after him, an old former slave tells the story of his life and how, with the help of a white friend, he managed to save money to build a school for black children in Ohio by being repeatedly sold into slavery and escaping.

Subject:

African Americans--Fiction.

Subject:

Abolitionists--Fiction.

Subject:

Slaves--United States--Fiction.

Subject:

Underground railroad--Fiction.

Subject:

School stories.

Subject:

Slavery--United States--Fiction.

AE:PersName:

Robinson, Aminah Brenda Lynn, ill.

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