Slave stealers : true accounts of slave rescues then and now / Timothy Ballard
Book | Shadow Mountain | 2018
Available at PAS Central Library Young Adult, Non-Fiction (YA 306.362 BAL)

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PAS Central Library Young Adult, Non-Fiction New Shelf YA 306.362 BAL Available 39009066114089
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xviii, 254 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Edenton, North Carolina, 1813 -- Port-au-Prince, Haiti, 2010 -- Edenton, North Carolina, circa 1827 -- New York City, circa 2011 -- Edenton, North Carolina, 1835 -- Port-au-Prince, Haiti, 2014 -- Edenton to New York, 1835-1852 -- Daring escapes via the Underground Railroad -- Port-au-Prince, Haiti, 2014-present -- They call us to action -- Harriet Tubman-the "Conductor" -- Abraham Lincoln -- Little Mia -- Guesno Mardy -- Harriet Jacobs.
Summary
Follow two abolitionists who fought one of the most shockingly persistent evils of the world: human trafficking and sexual exploitation of slaves. Told in alternating chapters from perspectives spanning more than a century apart, read the riveting 19th century first-hand account of Harriet Jacobs and the modern-day eyewitness account of Timothy Ballard.
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9781629724843 hardcover $26.99
162972484X hardcover $26.99
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783027724844
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