Barrington Stoke Teen: Passing for White Award-winning author

by Tanya Landman (author)

Suitable for 11 - 18 years

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It’s 1848 in the Deep South of America. Rosa is a slave but her owner is also her father and her fair skin means she can ‘pass for white’. With the help of her husband Benjamin, she disguises herself as a young southern gentleman – and Benjamin’s master. In this guise, the couple flee the South, explaining away their lack of literacy, avoiding those they have encountered before and holding their nerve over a thousand miles to freedom.Inspired by the amazing true story of Ellen Craft who escaped a life of slavery through a daring disguise and won freedom for herself and her husband.Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 13+

Product Details

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9781781126813

Publisher

Barrington Stoke Ltd

Date published

June 1st, 2017

Accelerated Reader

AR book level: 4.1; Upper years; 3.0 points

Condition

New

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