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Facing Frederick: The Life of Frederick Douglass, a Monumental American Man

This book is about Frederick Douglass
In "Facing Frederick: The Life of Frederick Douglass, a Monumental American Man," delve deep beyond the surface of one of America's most influential figures. Published on January 9, 2018, this narrative explores the multifaceted life of Frederick Douglass—not just as an escaped slave and renowned autobiographer but as a formidable statesman, suffragist, writer, and newspaperman. The book artfully reveals the complexities of his character and the paradoxes of his time, providing a fuller understanding of Douglass than the conventional historical portrayals. Ideal for elementary school readers, it introduces them to critical themes of racial justice, gender equality, voting rights, and criminal justice reform. Through Douglass's personal struggles and public triumphs, young readers are encouraged to reflect on how one person's life can influence a multitude of social justice domains. This thoughtful exploration invites readers to question and understand the profound impact of this monumental American man.
Published by Abrams Books for Young Readers on January 9, 2018
208 pages
ISBN: 9781419725463
Best for readers in Elementary School
This book provides valuable insights into Criminal Justice ReformGender EqualityRacial Justice, and Political Justice, highlighting key issues and advancements within these areas

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