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Speak a Word for Freedom: Women Against Slavery.

Speak a Word for Freedom: Women Against Slavery

Written by Janet Willen and Marjorie Gann

Toronto: Tundra Books, 2015

[] $24.99 HC (jacket & PLC) 978-1-77049-651-4

[] $12.99 EB 978-1-77049-653-8

205 pages, full-colour, 7 3/8" x 9 1/4"

IL: Ages 13 and up RL: Grade 7

Meet 14 female abolitionists who took extraordinary risks in their struggles to end slavery from the 18th century to the present. From Alice Seeley Harris, whose photographs of mutilated Congolese slaves galvanized a nation; to Hadijatou Mani, who successfully sued the Niger government for failing to protect her from slavery--this is an inspirational, shocking and informative account of brave women who have devoted their lives to freedom for all.

SLAVERY | WOMEN ABOLITIONISTS | HISTORY | BIOGRAPHY | HUMAN TRAFFICKING

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Title Annotation:Biography & Speaking Out: MESMERIZING PEOPLE AND TRUE STORIES FOR AGES 10 AND UP
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Date:Mar 22, 2016
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