Thursday, January 5, 2012

Love Twelve Miles Long, by Glenda Armand, illustrated by Colin Bootman

In 1820s Maryland, Frederick's mother, who is a slave on a different plantation, walks twelve miles each way for a nighttime visit with her son, during which she recounts what each mile of the journey represents. Based on the childhood of Frederick Douglass.

Publisher: Lee and Low Books, unpaged

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