Freedom's Price

Freedom's Price

Book - 2015
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"Dred Scott's daughter learns what it means to pay the price of freedom... Eleven-year-old Eliza Scott has a lot to live for. She and her family will soon be free. She is learning to read and write at a secret school. And she has a new friend she can share her dreams with. But when Eliza is confronted by vicious slave catchers, the spread of cholera, and a devastating fire, she is forced to come to terms with what it really takes to be on her own. Will she ever be able to fulfill her childhood dreams? Michaela MacColl and Rosemary Nichols delve deep into the history of the Dred Scott decision and pre-Civil War America to tell Eliza Scott's riveting coming of age story. Freedom's Price is the second in the HIdden Histories series about children and little known events in American history"--Jacket.
Publisher: Honesdale, Pennsylvania : Calkins Creek, an imprint of Highlights, [2015].
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9781620916247
Branch Call Number: XF MACCOLL, MICHAELA
Characteristics: 224 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.


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