Patricia C. McKissack
Dear America: A Picture Of Freedom
(Scholastic Inc. Sept. 1, 1999)
From Scholastic's best-selling , award-winning book series comes a collection of home videos inspired by the diaries of real girls.
F-R-E-E-D-O-M. Clotee, a twelve year-old slave, is teaching herself to spell a word she's never been able to understand. But no one can find out she can read and write -- she could be beaten, sold, or worese. Her friends Spiecy and Hince are in love, and when the master decides ot tear them apart, Clotee knows she must come up with a plan. She risks everything to help her friends and family, and learns that freedom is more than just a word -- it's an entire world.
- Dear America
- 0439155991 / 9780439155991
- 0.8 oz.
- 4.15 x 1.04