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Passenger on the Pearl: The True Story of Emily Edmonson's Flight from Slavery

Winifred Conkling

Passenger on the Pearl: The True Story of Emily Edmonson's Flight from Slavery by Winifred Conkling

The page-turning, heart-wrenching true story of one young woman willing to risk her safety and even her life for a chance at freedom in the largest slave escape attempt in American history.

In 1848, thirteen-year-old Emily Edmonson, five of her siblings, and seventy other enslaved people boarded the Pearl under cover of night in Washington, D.C., hoping to sail north to freedom. Within a day, the schooner was captured, and the Edmonsons were sent to New Orleans to be sold into even crueler conditions. Passenger on the Pearl is the story of this thwarted escape, of the ramifications of its attempt,...

2014 / 12 / 28
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Radioactive! How Ir?ne Curie and Lise Meitner Revolutionized Science and Changed the World

Winifred Conkling

Radioactive! How Ir?ne Curie and Lise Meitner Revolutionized Science and Changed the World by Winifred ConklingIrene Curie won a Nobel Prize but was denied admission to the French Academy. Lise Meitner solved the riddle of nuclear fission but was written out of the record. This is the first book for young readers to set the story straight and explain the importance of these two women to science and world history.
2015 / 12 / 9
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Leaving China: An Artist Paints His World War II Childhood

James McMullan

Leaving China: An Artist Paints His World War II Childhood by James McMullan

A memoir in paintings and words by internationally acclaimed illustrator, author, and teacher James McMullan.

"It is this dreamlike quality of my memories that I wanted to capture in some way in the paintings that accompany the text--to suggest in the images that the events occurred a long time ago in a simpler yet more exotic world, and that the players in that world, including me, are at a distance."

Artist James McMullan's work has appeared in the pages of virtually every American magazine, on the posters for more than seventy Lincoln Center theater productions, and in bestselling picture...

2014 / 3 / 8
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Here We Are: Feminism for the Real World

Kelly Jensen

Here We Are: Feminism for the Real World by Kelly JensenLet
2017 / 3 / 13
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