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Let my people go : Bible stories told by a freeman of color to his daughter, Charlotte, in Charleston, South Carolina, 1806-1816

McKissack, Pat, 1944-

New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, c1998.

vii, 134 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.

The daughter of a free black man who worked as a blacksmith in Charleston, South Carolina, in the early 1800s recalls the stories from the Bible that her father shared with her, relating them to the experiences of African Americans.

Reading Level: 7.5

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1 copy available at Paideia School

ISBN:

0689808569

LC Call No:

PZ7.M478693 Le 1998

Dewey Class No:

[Fic] 21

Author:

McKissack, Pat, 1944-

Title:

Let my people go : Bible stories told by a freeman of color to his daughter, Charlotte, in Charleston, South Carolina, 1806-1816 / by Patricia and Fredrick McKissack ; illustrated by James Ransome.

Edition:

1st ed.

Publisher:

New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, c1998.

Physical:

vii, 134 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.

Notes:

"An Anne Schwartz book."

BibliogrphyNote:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 134).

Summary:

The daughter of a free black man who worked as a blacksmith in Charleston, South Carolina, in the early 1800s recalls the stories from the Bible that her father shared with her, relating them to the experiences of African Americans.

Subject:

African Americans--Fiction.

Subject:

Slavery--Fiction.

Subject:

Fathers and daughters--Fiction.

Subject:

Bible stories--O.T.

AE:PersName:

McKissack, Fredrick.

AE:PersName:

Ransome, James, ill.

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