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The Price of Freedom

How One Town Stood up to Slavery
Fradin, Judith Bloom (Book - 2013)
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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.
Authors: Fradin, Judith Bloom
Title: The price of freedom
how one town stood up to slavery
Statement of Responsibility: Judith Bloom Fradin and Dennis Brindell Fradin ; illustrated by Eric Velasquez
Publisher: New York : Walker Books for Young Readers, 2013
Branch Call Number: J973.7115 FRA
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 29 cm
Summary: 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.
Subject Headings: Quakers Ohio History 19th century Juvenile literature Fugitive slaves Ohio History 19th century Juvenile literature Underground Railroad Ohio History Juvenile literature Oberlin-Wellington Rescue, 1858 Juvenile literature Price, John, b. 1836? Juvenile literature
Topical Term: Quakers
Fugitive slaves
Underground Railroad
Oberlin-Wellington Rescue, 1858
Additional Contributors: Velasquez, Eric
Fradin, Dennis B.
ISBN: 0802721672 (reinforced edition)
9780802721679 (reinforced edition)
0802721664 (hardback)
9780802721662 (hardback)
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references
LCCN: 2012015781
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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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