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Ona Judge

Outwits the Washingtons. An Enslaved Woman Fights for Freedom

Author: Gwendolyn Hooks
Illustrator: Simone Agoussoye
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ISBN: 9781543512809
Format: Hardback
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Published By: Capstone
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In 1776, U.S. Declaration of Independence promised freedom and equality for all. Those promises did not include millions of enslaved African Americans. George Washington was beloved as a victorious general and the first president of the United States, but Washington was also a slaveholder. In his household, an enslaved woman named Ona Judge dreamed of escaping and living free.
One spring night in 1796, One bravely fled Washington's mansion in Philadelphia and escaped to make a life far away. But the Washingtons wouldn't let her go easily. One would have to rely on her wits to avoid returning to life in slavery.
ISBN: 9781543512809
Number of Pages: 44
Format: Hardback
Reading Level: Primary
Published Date:
Dimensions (mm): 285x235mm
Publisher: Capstone

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