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The Price of Freedom

How One Town Stood up to Slavery

Fradin, Judith Bloom

(Book - 2013)
Average Rating: 5 stars out of 5.
The Price of Freedom
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Documents the efforts of an Ohio community to secure the freedom of escaped slave John Price, examining various aspects of Price's escape from Kentucky, the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850, and the heroic showdown.
Publisher: New York : Walker Books for Young Readers, 2013
ISBN: 0802721672
9780802721679
0802721664
9780802721662
Branch Call Number: J973.7115 FRA
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Velasquez, Eric Illustrator
Fradin, Dennis B.

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Retells the story of how the residents of Oberlin, Ohio worked together to help runaway slave, John Price, escape to freedom. Ages 9-12


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When an escaped slave is captured by slave-hunters and is about to be returned to slavery, the townspeople of Oberlin refuse to let him be taken, even though they wind up in jail. Illus. with color pictures.

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