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Douglass, Frederick

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lawrence Hill Books 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.8 DOU

Douglass, Frederick

Summary: The story of Frederick Douglass is passionate, harrowing, and inspiring. As a former slave, impassioned abolitionist, gifted writer, newspaper editor, and powerful orator, Douglass was an immense, motivational figure. His early life, filled with physical abuse, deprivation, and tragedy, adds up to a heart-wrenching history. However, he was able to overcome everything that bound a slave to his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DOUGLASS, FREDERICK DOU

Douglass, Frederick

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Washington Square Press 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.8092 DOU

Douglass, Frederick

Summary: Douglass's autobiography traces his birth into slavery, his escape to the North and the beginnings of the career that was to make him the preeminent spokesman for his people.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Audio 2009

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.8 DOU

Douglass, Frederick

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 1994

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DOUGLASS, FREDERICK DOU

Douglass, Frederick

Summary: Presents the autobiography of Douglass, an American slave, and his journey out of mental and physical bondage.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 1991

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.8 DOU

Douglass, Frederick

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bedford Books of St. Martin's Press 1993

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Dou

Murphy, Frank

Summary: "A biography of Frederick Douglass covering his origins as slave and journey to becoming an abolitionist leader"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2019

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE MUR

Stauffer, John

Summary: Picturing Frederick Douglass is a work that promises to revolutionize our knowledge of race and photography in nineteenth-century America. Teeming with historical detail, it is filled with surprises, chief among them the fact that neither George Custer nor Walt Whitman, and not even Abraham Lincoln, was the most photographed American of that century. In fact, it was Frederick Douglass...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: OVS 921 DOUGLASS, FREDERICK STA

Bernier, Celeste-Marie

Summary: While the many public lives of Frederick Douglass - as the representative - 'fugitive slave', autobiographer, orator, abolitionist, reformer, philosopher and statesman - are lionised worldwide, If I Survive sheds light on the private life of Douglass the family man. For the first time, this book provides readers with a collective biography mapping the activism, authorship and artistry of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Edinburgh University Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 BER

Myers, Walter Dean

Summary: Presents the life and accomplishments of Frederick Douglass, a self-educated slave in the South who grew up to become a leader in the abolitionist movement, a celebrated writer, an esteemed speaker, and a social reformer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 DOU

Keller, Shana

Summary: "Frederick Douglass knew that learning to read and write would be the first step in his quest for freedom. Told from first-person perspective and using some of Douglass's own words, this biography draws from his experiences as a young boy and his attempts to learn how to read and write."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2020

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 DOU

Prince, April Jones.

Summary: Presents the life of the man who escaped slavery in Maryland to become a speaker and writer for abolition and the rights of African Americans and women, focusing on his childhood and youth as a slave.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 DOU

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 921 DOU

Rappaport, Doreen.

Summary: Shares the life of the abolitionist, including his life as a slave, how he learned to read even though it was illegal for him to do so, and his work speaking out against slavery.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney, Jump at the Sun 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 DOU

Robbins, Dean

Summary: This story imagines what it was like when Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass got together for a cup of tea and discussed their struggle for civil rights.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orchard Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE ROB

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE ROB

Myers, Walter Dean

Summary: Frederick Douglass was a self-educated slave in the South who grew up to become an icon. He was a leader of the abolitionist movement, a celebrated writer, an esteemed speaker, and a social reformer, proving that, as he said, "Once you learn to read, you will be forever free."

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2019

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1 available in Multi-Media Kits, Call number: KIT J WHITE MYE

Summary: Celebrate African American history with this historic collection of stories. Collection includes: Rosa ; Henry's freedom box ; Lincoln and Douglass ; and, Ellington was not a street. Bonus interview with Nikki Giovanni. Bonus interview with Ellen Levine.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV STO

Cline-Ransome, Lesa.

Summary: "Words Set Me Free is the inspiring story of young Frederick Douglass's path to freedom through reading"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 DOU

Slade, Suzanne.

Summary: Discusses how a former slave and an outspoken woman, who came from two different worlds, shared deep-seated beliefs in equality and the need to fight for it.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile book on CD, Call number: J CD 303.48 Slade 2015

Kendrick, Paul

Summary: Describes how Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass set the groundwork in three historic meetings to abolish slavery in the United States, despite their differing perspectives on the war and the institution of slavery.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker & Co. 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7 KEN

McCann, Colum

Summary: Newfoundland, 1919: Aviators Jack Alcock and Arthur Brown set course for Ireland as they attempt the first nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean. Dublin, 1845 and '46: On an international lecture tour in support of his subversive autobiography, Frederick Douglass finds the Irish people sympathetic to the abolitionist cause. New York, 1998: Leaving behind a young wife and newborn child,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC MCC

Walker, David

Summary: A graphic novel biography of the escaped slave, abolitionist, public speaker, and most photographed man of the nineteenth century, based on his autobiographical writings and speeches, spotlighting the key events and people that shaped the life of this great American.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ten Speed Press 2018

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Summary: In 1957, Rogosin travelled to South Africa and created a powerfully, moving drama exposing the harsh reality of life under the system apartheid. Filmed secretly under the noses of the feared South African police, Rogosin, his crew, and cast risked arrest and deportation. Miriam Makeba was banned from her country after travelling to Venice for the movie's premiere. The scenes shot in the vibrant...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA COM

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