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The Resource A picture of freedom : the diary of Clotee, a slave girl, Patricia C. McKissack

A picture of freedom : the diary of Clotee, a slave girl, Patricia C. McKissack

Label
A picture of freedom : the diary of Clotee, a slave girl
Title
A picture of freedom
Title remainder
the diary of Clotee, a slave girl
Statement of responsibility
Patricia C. McKissack
Title variation
Diary of Clotee, a slave girl
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Clotee, a twelve-year-old slave on a Virginia plantation in 1859, teaches herself to read and write while fanning the master's son during his daily lessons, and determines to use her secret knowledge to help herself and her friends reach freedom
  • In 1859, twelve-year-old Clotee, a house slave who must conceal the fact that she can read and write, records in her diary her experiences and her struggle to decide whether to escape to freedom
Member of
Cataloging source
ICrlF
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-2017
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McKissack, Pat
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • music
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • 4.6
  • 5-8
Intended audience source
Follett Library Resources
Interest level
MG
Literary form
fiction
Reading level
4.6
Series statement
Dear America
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Slavery
  • Underground Railroad
  • African Americans
  • Literacy
  • Slavery
  • Underground railroad
  • African Americans
  • Literacy
  • Diaries
  • Historical fiction
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
A picture of freedom : the diary of Clotee, a slave girl, Patricia C. McKissack
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Belmont Plantation, Virginia, 1859"--Cover
Bar code
  • 31223095489051
  • 31223095489069
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
230 p.
Isbn
9780545242530
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill., maps, music
System control number
639167295
Label
A picture of freedom : the diary of Clotee, a slave girl, Patricia C. McKissack
Publication
Note
"Belmont Plantation, Virginia, 1859"--Cover
Bar code
  • 31223095489051
  • 31223095489069
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
230 p.
Isbn
9780545242530
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill., maps, music
System control number
639167295

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