Emancipation Proclamation: Lincoln and the Dawn of Liberty (Hardcover)

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    Tonya Bolden has written numerous award-winning books for kids, includingTell All the Children Our Story, a School Library Journal Best Book of the Year, andMaritcha, a Coretta Scott King Honor Book and winner of a James Madison Book Award. She lives in New York City.

    Published on the anniversary of when President Abraham Lincoln’s order went into effect, this book offers readers a unique look at the events that led to the Emancipation Proclamation. Filled with little-known facts and fascinating details, it includes excerpts from historical sources, archival images, and new research that debunks myths about the Emancipation Proclamation and its causes. Complete with a timeline, glossary, and bibliography,Emancipation Proclamation is an engrossing new historical resource from award-winning children’s book author Tonya Bolden.

    Praise for Emancipation Proclamation:
    "A convincing, handsomely produced argument..."
    —Kirkus Reviews, starred review

    "Bolden makes excellent use of primary sources; the pages are filled with archival photos, engravings, letters, posters, maps, newspaper articles, and other period documents. Detailed captions and a glossary interpret them for today’s readers."
    —School Library Journal, starred review

    "The language soars, powerfully communicating not just the facts about the Emancipation Proclamation but its meaning for those who cared most passionately."
    —Booklist, starred review

    "Bolden tackles these questions in a richly illustrated overview of the lead-up to the Proclamation, organizing and reiterating information already familiar to many middle-schoolers, while introducing material that will probably be eye-opening to students who have taken their textbook’s version of history at face value."
    —The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books, starred review

    School Library Journal Best Book of 2013
    Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books Blue Ribbons List 2013
    Notable Children's Books from ALSC 2014
    2014 Carter G.Woodson Middle Level Book Award


    ISBN 9781419703904
    Genre JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / United States / 19th Century
    Genre Detail Juvenile Grades 4-6 Ages 9-11
    Format Hardcover
    Pages 120
    Publisher Date 2013-01-01 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Harry N Abrams Inc
    Copyright Year 2013
    Height 10.75 in
    Wdth 9.5 in
    Thickness 0.75 in
    Unit weight 1.85 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle Lincoln and the Dawn of Liberty
    Audience Children/juvenile
    Authors Bolden, Tonya

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