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Amazing Grace: William Wilberforce and the Heroic Campaign to End Slavery

This book is about William Wilberforce
"Amazing Grace: William Wilberforce and the Heroic Campaign to End Slavery" delves into the inspiring life of William Wilberforce, a pivotal figure in the fight against the British slave trade. This biography, published on November 13, 2007, to coincide with the 200th anniversary of the abolition of the British slave trade, presents Wilberforce's relentless twenty-year campaign that culminated in the historic 1807 victory to end the trade, and his continued efforts to abolish slavery entirely in the British colonies. Wilberforce’s profound impact reshaped societal views on slavery, influencing figures like Abraham Lincoln and bolstering the anti-slavery movement in America. Tailored for middle-school readers, this book not only highlights the racial justice domain but also portrays the moral and cultural transformation led by an extraordinary reformer. The narrative invites young readers to explore the depths of dedication and moral conviction, prompting them to reflect on how one individual’s steadfast resolve can indeed change the world.
Published by HarperOne on November 13, 2007
320 pages
ISBN: 9780061173882
Best for readers in Middle School
This book provides valuable insights into Racial Justice , highlighting key issues and advancements within these areas

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