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Bell, Richard

Summary: "A gripping and true story about five boys who were kidnapped in the North and smuggled into slavery in the Deep South -- and their daring attempt to escape and bring their captors to justice, reminiscent of Twelve Years A Slave and Never Caught"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 37 INK, Simon & Schuster 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.3 BEL

Summary: "An new historical anthology from transatlantic slavery to the Reconstruction curated by the Schomburg Center, that makes the case for focusing on the histories of Black people as agents and architects of their own lives and ultimate liberation, with a foreword by Kevin Young. This is the first Penguin Classics anthology published in partnership with the Schomburg Center, a world-renowned...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 326.8 UNS

Dunbar, Erica Armstrong

Summary: "A National Book Award Finalist for Non-Fiction, Never Caught is the eye-opening narrative of Ona Judge, George and Martha Washington's runaway slave, who risked everything for freedom. Now in a Young Readers Edition"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2019

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

Shepard, Ray Anthony

Summary: "An elegant, unforgiving poem narrating Ona Judge's self-emancipation from George Washington's household"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2021

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

Davis, Kenneth C.

Summary: "An examination of American slavery through the true stories of five enslaved people who were considered the property of some of our best-known presidents"--

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD 920 DAV

Jacobs, Harriet A. (Harriet Ann)

Summary: Tormented by her master, a young mother plots a daring escape, in this courageous and captivating slave narrative When her mother dies, six-year-old slave girl Linda Brent is sent to the big house, where she grows up serving a gentle mistress who teaches her to read and write. But the mistress's death brings about a sudden and terrible change in Linda's fortunes. Her lecherous new master...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Open Road Media 2016

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Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 1989

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.088 SIX

Dunbar, Erica Armstrong

Summary: "A revelatory account of the actions taken by the first president to retain his slaves in spite of Northern laws profiles one of the slaves, Ona Judge, describing the intense manhunt that ensued when she ran away,"--NoveList.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 37 Ink/Atria 2017

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Dunbar, Erica Armstrong

Summary: "The story of Ona Judge, George and Martha Washington's runaway slave who risked everything to escape the nation's capital and reach freedom"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2017

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 JUDGE, ONA DUN

White, Arisa

Summary: Presents the life of a California ex-slave, nurse, and midwife, who started many philanthropic projects.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heyday 2019

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

Hubbard, Rita L

Summary: "A picture book biography sharing the inspiring and incredible true story of the nation's oldest student, Mary Walker, who learned to read at the age of 116"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schwartz & Wade Books 2020

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 Walker 2020

Mara, Wil.

Summary: This book introduces the youngest readers to Harriet Tubman.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2013

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

Jacobs, Harriet A. (Harriet Ann)

Summary: "This enlarged edition of the most significant and celebrated slave narrative now completes the Jacobs family saga, surely one of the most memorable in American history. John S. Jacobs's short slave narrative, "A True Tale of Slavery," published in London in 1861, adds a brother's perspective to Harriet Jacobs's own autobiography. It is an exciting addition to this now classic work, as John S....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard University Press 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JACOBS, HARRIET JAC

Sernett, Milton C.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Duke University Press 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 TUBMAN, HARRIET SER

Summary: Animated biography of Harriet Tubman, the Moses of her people, who helped more than 300 slaves escape to freedom in the North.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: NEST Family Entertainment 2005

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

Summary: An illustrated introduction to the life of Harriet Tubman, who spoke out against slavery in the United States and saved hundreds of African Americans by leading them North on the Underground Railroad.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Collins 2005

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB TUBMAN SKE

VanderVelde, Lea.

Summary: In telling the life of Harriet, Dred's wife and co-litigant in the case, this book provides a compensatory history to the generations of work that missed key sources only recently brought to light. Moreover, it gives insight into the reasons and ways that slaves used the courts to establish their freedom.--From publisher description.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7115 SCOTT, HARRIET VAN

Thomas, William G.

Summary: The story of the longest and most complex legal challenge to slavery in American history, in which a number of enslaved families challenged their bondage in court.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.3 THO

Clinton, Chelsea

Summary: Profiles the lives of thirteen American women who have left their mark on U.S. history, including Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Margaret Chase Smith, and Oprah Winfrey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J920 CLI

Davis, Kenneth C.

Summary: Through the powerful stories of five enslaved people who were “owned” by four of our greatest presidents, this book helps set the record straight about the role slavery played in the founding of America. From Billy Lee, valet to George Washington, to Alfred Jackson, faithful servant of Andrew Jackson, these dramatic narratives explore our country’s great tragedy—that a nation...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2016

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 Davis 2016

Blight, David W.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.7115 BLI

Blight, David W.

Summary: Slave narratives are extremely rare, with only 55 post-Civil War narratives surviving. A mere handful are first-person accounts by slaves who ran away and freed themselves. Now two newly uncovered narratives join that exclusive group. Handed down through family and friends, they tell gripping stories of escape: Through a combination of intelligence, daring, and sheer luck, the men reached the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7115 BLI

Hurston, Zora Neale

Summary: In 1927, Zora Neale Hurston went to Plateau, Alabama, just outside Mobile, to interview eighty-six-year-old Cudjo Lewis. Of the millions of men, women, and children transported from Africa to America as slaves, Cudjo was then the only person alive to tell the story of this integral part of the nation's history. Hurston was there to record Cudjo's firsthand account of the raid that led to his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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4 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LEWIS, CUDJO HUR

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B LEWIS HUR

Harris, Duchess

Summary: "Harriet Robinson Scott was an enslaved woman who fought for her right to freedom. Harriet and her husband, Dred Scott, sued their slaveholder. They brought their case all the way to the US Supreme Court. Harriet Robinson Scott: From the Frontier to Freedom explores Harriet's life and legacy"--Publisher's website.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2020

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

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