Answering the cry for freedom : stories of African Americans and the American Revolution

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Answering the cry for freedom : stories of African Americans and the American Revolution
2016
Place Published: 
Honesdale, Pennsylvania
Publisher: 
Calkins Creek, an imprint of Highlights
ISBN: 
9781629793061
Edition: 
First edition
Description: 
239 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Notes: 
Includes bibliographic references (pages 213-231) and index.
Boston King -- Agrippa Hull -- James Armistead Lafayette - - Phillis Wheatley -- Elizabeth "Mumbet" Freeman -- Prince Hall -- Mary Perth -- Ona Judge -- Sally Hemings -- Paul Cuffe -- John Kizell -- Richard Allen -- Jarena Lee.
This book provides the chance for young readers to learn about the death-defying attempts of black Americans to gain the inalienable rights promised in the Declaration of Independence.
Ages 9-12.
1040 Lexile.
Author: 
Gretchen Woelfle ; illustrations by R. Gregory Christie
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