Voice of Freedom
A Story about Frederick Douglass
From the Series Creative Minds Biographies
Born a slave, Frederick Douglass grew up facing hunger, hard work, and terrible beatings. After overhearing that reading was the key to freedom, Frederick became determined to learn to read. Against all odds, he did learn and escaped from slavery. A powerful and inspirational speaker, Frederick spoke and wrote about his remarkable life and fought for the freedom and equal rights of African American men and women.
|Interest Level||Grade 4 - Grade 8|
|Reading Level||Grade 5|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||LernerClassroom, Millbrook Press ™|
|Number of Pages||64|
|Reading Counts! Level||5.1|
|Text Type||Narrative Nonfiction|
|BISACS||JNF007020, JNF007030, JNF007110|
|Dimensions||5.875 x 8.5|
|Guided Reading Level||R|
|ATOS Reading Level||5.5|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||47481|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||1.0|
|Features||Afterword, Author/Illustrator note, Bibliography/further reading, Index, Table of contents, and Teaching Guides|
Author: Maryann N. Weidt
Illustrator: Jeni Reeves
Jeni Reeves is a painter and children's book illustrator with a background in communication and fine arts. Her illustrated picture books include authors' stories about world culture, history, biography, and folklore. Travel and study fuel Jeni's work, as does an abiding interest in history and language.
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Creative Minds Biographies
Meet some of the world’s most creative minds! Written in story format, these episodic biographies give clear, straightforward accounts of historical figures’ lives. Each true story is accompanied by black-and-white illustrations. View available downloads →