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The Resource Alec's primer, by Mildred Pitts Walter ; illustrated by Larry Johnson

Alec's primer, by Mildred Pitts Walter ; illustrated by Larry Johnson

Label
Alec's primer
Title
Alec's primer
Statement of responsibility
by Mildred Pitts Walter ; illustrated by Larry Johnson
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A young slave's journey to freedom begins when a plantation owner's granddaughter teaches him how to read. Based on the childhood of Alec Turner (1845-1923) who escaped from slavery by joining the Union Army during the Civil War and later became a landowner in Vermont
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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Walter, Mildred Pitts
Dewey number
[E]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.W17125
LC item number
Al 2004
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Johnson, Larry
Series statement
The Vermont Folklife Center children's book series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Slavery
  • African Americans
  • Reading
Target audience
primary
Label
Alec's primer, by Mildred Pitts Walter ; illustrated by Larry Johnson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Vermont Folklife Center book"--Cover
Dimensions
21 x 26 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9780916718206
Lccn
2003027716
Other control number
9780916718206
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • ocm53954196
  • (OCoLC)53954196
  • 642461
Label
Alec's primer, by Mildred Pitts Walter ; illustrated by Larry Johnson
Publication
Note
"A Vermont Folklife Center book"--Cover
Dimensions
21 x 26 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9780916718206
Lccn
2003027716
Other control number
9780916718206
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • ocm53954196
  • (OCoLC)53954196
  • 642461

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