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Author Dunbar, Erica Armstrong, author.

Title Never caught : the story of Ona Judge : George and Martha Washington's courageous slave who dared to run away / by Erica Armstrong Dunbar and Kathleen Van Cleve.

Publication Info. New York : Aladdin, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division, 2019.


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 GDL Montrose Library Children's Non-fiction    j 92 Judge,O DUN    DUE 09-01-22
 GDL Montrose Library Children's Non-fiction    j 92 Judge,O DUN    Available
2 copies being processed for GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction.
Edition Young readers edition, first Aladdin hardcover edition.
Description xviii, 252 pages : map ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-252).
Contents Prologue -- The escape -- America's daughter -- Mount Vernon -- The new country -- The list -- The first trip north -- A short stay in Philadelphia -- New York -- Surviving -- The President's house -- The Gradual Abolition Act -- A six-month clock -- A free black community -- Yellow fever -- A granddaughter's wish -- Expectations -- The planning -- The Nancy -- New Hampshire: live free or die! -- Elizabeth Langdon -- The law breaker -- The negotiator -- Mrs. Staines -- One last try -- Greenland -- The Washingtons -- The survivor -- Epilogue.
Summary "In this incredible narrative, Erica Armstrong Dunbar reveals a fascinating and heartbreaking behind-the-scenes look at the Washingtons' when they were the First Family--and an in-depth look at their slave, Ona Judge, who dared to escape from one of the nation's Founding Fathers. Born into a life of slavery, Ona Judge eventually grew up to be George and Martha Washington's "favored" dower slave. When she was told that she was going to be given as a wedding gift to Martha Washington's granddaughter, Ona made the bold and brave decision to flee to the north, where she would be a fugitive. From her childhood, to her time with the Washingtons and living in the slave quarters, to her escape to New Hampshire, Erica Armstrong Dunbar (along with Kathleen Van Cleve), shares an intimate glimpse into the life of a little-known, but powerful figure in history, and her brave journey as she fled the most powerful couple in the country."-- Provided by publisher.
Note This young readers edition is adapted from Never Caught by Erica Armstrong, published in 2017 by 37 Ink/Atria Books.
Audience 009-013.
Awards A Junior Library Guild Selection.
Subject Judge, Oney -- Juvenile literature.
Washington, George, 1732-1799 -- Relations with slaves -- Juvenile literature.
Washington, Martha, 1731-1802 -- Relations with slaves -- Juvenile literature.
Judge, Oney.
Washington, George, 1732-1799 -- Relations with slaves.
Washington, Martha, 1731-1802 -- Relations with slaves.
Slaves -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Fugitive slaves -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African American women -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Slavery -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- 18th century -- Juvenile literature.
Slaves -- Biography.
Fugitive slaves -- Biography.
African American women -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Added Author Van Cleve, Kathleen, author.
Other Editions: Adaptation of (work): Dunbar, Erica Armstrong. Never caught. First 37 Ink/Atria books hardcover edition. New York : 37 Ink/Atria, [2017] 1501126393 (DLC) 2017932249 (OCoLC)952647698
ISBN 9781534416178 (alk. paper) (hardcover)
153441617X (alk. paper) (hardcover)

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