Stolen into slavery [electronic resource] : the true story of Solomon Northup, free black man / by Judy Fradin and Dennis Fradin. - SHERLOC
Stolen into slavery [electronic resource] : the true story of Solomon Northup, free black man / by Judy Fradin and Dennis Fradin.
Washington, D.C. : National Geographic Society, c2012.
9781426309878 (electronic bk.)
1426309872 (electronic bk.)
1 online resource (120 p.) : ill., maps.
Slaves -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Plantation life -- Louisiana -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
Slavery -- Louisiana -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
Northup, Solomon, 1808-1863? -- Juvenile literature.
Description based on print version record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 115-116) and index.
The true story of Solomon Northup, a free black man living in upstate New York, who was kidnapped in 1841 and spent 12 years as a slave on deadly Louisiana coastal plantations.
"Well, my boy, how do you feel now?" -- "I wished for wings" -- "I will learn you your name!" -- Life is dear to every living thing -- "A song of peace" -- "If I ever catch you with a book" -- "I am here now a slave" -- "How can I end my days here?" -- "Solomon Northup is my name!" -- "I had been restored to happiness and liberty".