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Author Elliot, Henry.

Title Harriet Beecher Stowe : the voice of humanity in white America / by Henry Elliot.

Publication Info. St. Catharines, Ont. ; New York : Crabtree Pub., [2010]
Location Call No. Status
 Naper Blvd. Juvenile Biography  J BIO STOWE    AVAILABLE
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Description 64 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 25 cm
Series Voices for freedom. Abolitionist heroes.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 62) and index.
Contents Riot! -- Hatty -- An overnight sensation -- Trials and triumphs -- Her truth marches on.
Summary Following the passage of the 1850 Fugitive Slave Law, which made it a crime to aid in the escape or protection of escaped slaves, Stowe lent her actions and her words to the effort to help slaves and put an end to slavery. She actively aided fugitive slaves and, with the publication of the anti-slavery novel Uncle Tom's Cabin, focused the nation's consciousness on the inhumanity of slavery.
Audience 1070L Lexile
Note 1070L Lexile
Accelerated Reader MG 7.8 2 133644
Study Program Accelerated Reader MG 7.8 2 133644
Subject Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896 -- Juvenile literature.
Authors, American -- 19th century -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Abolitionists -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Literature and the war -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 9780778748373 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0778748375 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780778748212 (reinforced library binding : alk. paper)
0778748219 (reinforced library binding : alk. paper)
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