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Author Alonso, Harriet Hyman, author.

Title Martha and the slave catchers / Harriet Hyman Alonso ; illustrated by Elizabeth Zunon.

Publication Info. New York : Seven Stories Press/Triangle Square, [2017]


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 GDL Central Library Children's Fiction    j ALONSO,HAR    Available
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Description vii, 246 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
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Summary When the 1850 Fugitive Slave Law passes, thirteen-year-old Martha, the daughter of abolitionists living in Connecticut, embarks on a journey of self-discovery as she travels south to save her kidnapped adopted brother Jake, the orphan of a runaway slave.
Note Maps on endpapers.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Subject Slavery -- Juvenile fiction.
African Americans -- Juvenile fiction.
Racially mixed people -- Juvenile fiction.
Abolitionists -- Juvenile fiction.
Fugitive slaves -- Juvenile fiction.
Identity (Philosophical concept) -- Juvenile fiction.
Slavery -- Fiction.
African Americans -- Fiction.
Racially mixed people -- Fiction.
Abolitionists -- Fiction.
Fugitive slaves -- Fiction.
Identity -- Fiction.
United States -- History -- 1815-1861 -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Historical fiction.
Added Author Zunon, Elizabeth, illustrator.
ISBN 9781609808006 (hardcover)
1609808002 (hardcover)
9781609808013 (ebook)
1609808010 (ebook)

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