Facing Frederick

Facing Frederick

The Life of Frederick Douglass, A Monumental American Man

Book - 2017
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Examines the life and accomplishments of the nineteenth-century abolitionist, orator, diplomat, public servant, and newspaperman.
Publisher: New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2017.
ISBN: 9781419725463
Characteristics: vii, 200 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm


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2019 NAACP Image Award Nomination for Outstanding Literary Work for Children.

Chicago Public Library recommends this title as one of the best books published in 2018.

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ArapahoeStaff20 May 25, 2018

The author gave an excellent overview of the values that Frederick Douglass upheld. I would recommend this book for someone who is too advanced for beginner books, but not looking for a lot of detail like titles found in a teen section.

Apr 05, 2018

Frederick Douglass' amazing life resonates especially during this year that commemorates 50 years since the death of Martin Luther King. Like King, Douglass' was a powerful orator, who recognized his own significance and was able to affect powerful changes to society during his lifetime. A true American hero for all.

OPL_KrisC Feb 03, 2018

This is the first biography that I have ever read about Frederick Douglass. I knew a little bit about Frederick Douglass before reading this book, but feel so much more knowledgeable after finishing it. I really enjoyed all the pictures throughout.


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OPL_KrisC Apr 07, 2018

OPL_KrisC thinks this title is suitable for 10 years and over


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