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The price of freedom

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The price of freedom how one town stood up to slavery

Fradin, Judith Bloom.

New York Walker Books for Young Readers 2013

[41] p. ill. (chiefly col.) 29 cm.

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Presents the true story of John Price's escape from slavery into freedom in Oberlin, Ohio, in the 1850s. After he had been in Oberlin some time, slave-hunters came looking for him and found him, but the residents of Oberlin went and rescued him back.

Reading Counts: Level 7.3 / 3.0 Points / 59751.

Lexile: 940L

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ISBN:

9780802721679

LC Call No:

E450 .F784 2013

Dewey Class No:

973.7/115 23

Author:

Fradin, Judith Bloom.

Title:

The price of freedom how one town stood up to slavery Judith Bloom Fradin and Dennis Brindell Fradin ; illustrated by Eric Velasquez.

Publisher:

New York Walker Books for Young Readers 2013

Physical:

[41] p. ill. (chiefly col.) 29 cm.

BibliogrphyNote:

Includes bibliographical references.

Citation/Refs:

Horn Book Guide, 10/2013

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Kirkus Review, 12/1/2012

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Library Media Connection, 3/2013

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Publisher's Weekly, 11/26/2012

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School Library Journal, 1/2013

Summary:

Presents the true story of John Price's escape from slavery into freedom in Oberlin, Ohio, in the 1850s. After he had been in Oberlin some time, slave-hunters came looking for him and found him, but the residents of Oberlin went and rescued him back.

Target Audience:

940 Lexile. 0

Target Audience:

5.7.

Target Audience:

2-4.

Study Program:

Accelerated Reader MG 5.7 0.5 156065.

Study Program:

Reading Counts RC 7.3 3.0 59751.

Subject:

Price, John,--b. 1836?

Subject:

Oberlin-Wellington Rescue, 1858

Subject:

Underground railroad--Ohio--History

Subject:

Fugitive slaves--Ohio--History--19th century

Subject:

Quakers--Ohio--History--19th century

Subject:

Fugitive slaves--Ohio--History

Subject:

Socity of Friends--Ohio--History

AE:PersName:

Fradin, Dennis B.

AE:PersName:

Velasquez, Eric, ill.

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