Letters from a slave girl the story of Harriet Jacobs by Mary E. Lyons

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Published by AladdinPaperbacks in New York .

Written in English

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Originally published 1992.

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StatementMary E. Lyons..
The Physical Object
Pagination175p.
Number of Pages175
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17108901M
ISBN 100689800150

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Letters from a Slave Girl is about a young girl and her childhood life as a slave in a Southern community, and her struggles that she had with gender and racial discrimination at the time. The book utilizes the form of journals as its organization, as each passage is a separate journal/5.

Letters from a Slave Girl Paperback – January 1, out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback, January 1, 5/5(1).

Based on the true story of Harriet Ann Jacobs, LETTERS FROM A SLAVE GIRL reveals in poignant detail what thousands of African-American women had to endure not long ago. It's a story that will enlighten, anger, and never be forgotten/5(11). Letters From A Slave Girl The Story of Harriet Jacobs.

By Mary E. Lyons. Grades. Genre. Fiction. This book is a fictionalized version of the life of Harriet Jacobs, told in the form of letters that she might have written during her slavery in North Carolina and as. "Letters from a Slave Girl" is one of the best books I've read on slavery.

It tells the story of Harriet Jacobs, written in letter form to her deceased relatives - similar to a diary. She tells her life over the years, as a slave, being harassed by her master, escaping, and being by: 5. Based on the true story of Harriet Ann Jacobs, Letters from a Slave Girl reveals in poignant detail what thousands of African-American women had to endure not long ago.

It's a story that will 4/5(4). Based on Jacobs's autobiography and presented as letters she might have written fromat until she escaped north ina moving evocation of the tragedies inflicted by slavery. Harriet pours out her story as letters to dear ones she has lost.

The letters are fictitious, and the content is often contrived. And yet, I found the book delightful. Effectively a fabricated correspondence between the newly elected Lincoln and a slave girl, the letters cover a period between April and July /5.

Letters from a Slave Girl is a touching true story of life in slavery from a woman's point of view, a narrative that has often been overlooked in history.

Harriet is eleven when she begins writing letters to her mother. The letters begin as Harriet's first owner, Margaret Horniblow, has died. Based on Jacobs's autobiography and presented as letters she might have written fromat until she escaped north ina moving evocation of the tragedies inflicted by slavery.

Harriet pours out her story as letters to dear ones she has lost. She writes to her dead mother about the family's division after one mistress dies, failing to honor her promise to set Harriet free; to. In the book Letters from a Slave Girl: The Story of Harriet Jacobs, she writes letters to her family members that have passed away or that are no longer living near her.

The story does a great job of portraying the life of a young African American girl growing up in the South. All Harriet wants is freedom for entire family and her/5.

This feature is not available right now. Please try again later. This book was all right I guess. I think I liked the book about Joesph Jacob's mother more, Letters from a Slave Girl: The Story of Harriet Jacobs. I guess because I'm female and she was too. Also, I didn't like the fact that at the end if the book they don't really tell you /5.

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It's a story that will enlighten, anger, and never be forgotten. Editions for Letters from a Slave Girl: The Story of Harriet Jacobs: (Paperback published in ), (Hardcover published in ), Cited by: 5. Home > Children's Books > Children's s American Historical Fiction Letters From A Slave Girl by Mary E.

Lyons Author:Mary E. Lyons, Date: Ma ,Views: A year-old slave on a South Carolina plantation begins corresponding with the newly inaugurated President Lincoln. Her continuing appeals for emancipation prod the conscience of this burdened man, and he drafts the Emancipation Proclamation that sets the girl on the road to freedom.

Dear Mr. President series brings history alive through fictitious correspondence between a. Although the letters were not actually written, the content is based on meticulous historical research that gives voice to America's past through heartfelt exchange.

The latest in the series, Abraham Lincoln: Letters from a Slave Girl, journals in heart-wrenching prose the horror of. Lyons, Mary E. Letters from A Slave Girl: The Story of Harriet Jacobs. Mary E. Lyons creates a fictionalized series of letters--consider them diary entries if you will--to tell the story of Harriet Jacobs to young readers in her novel Letters From A Slave the reader first meets Harriet she is a young girl, a slave.

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Letters from a Slave Girl: The Story of Harriet Jacobs is a fictional biography by Mary E. Lyons. Harriet Jacobs struggles to survive the harsh realities of slavery, but sacrifices her own freedom as she seeks a better life for her children.

Letters From a Slave Girl: The Story of Harriet Jacobs (an historical novel) (Scribner,Aladdin paperback, ISBN) Jacket illustration copyright © by Todd L. Doney. Harriet Jacobs was born enslaved in Edenton, North Carolina, in She hid in a garret for seven years, then escaped to the north in Letters from a Slave Girl: The Story of Harriet Jacobs - Part 2: Summary & Analysis Mary E.

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Harriet Ann Jacobs is a real person who lived from Harriet was born into slavery because. Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl ~ Books, Biography, Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, Written by Herself (Harriet Jacobs) [Full AudioBook] - Duration: Fictionalized letters between a Lettie Tucker, a year-old slave girl living on a South Carolina plantation, and President Abraham Lincoln.

References to this book The Emancipation Proclamation: Hope of Freedom for the SlavesReviews: 1. Letters from a Slave Girl: The Story of Harriet Jacobs by Mary E. Lyons. Inyear-old Harriet Jacobs hid between the roof and ceiling of Gran's read more. Inyear-old Harriet Jacobs hid between the roof and ceiling of Gran's home in Edenton, North Carolina; her.

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Mary E. Lyons is the author of many books for children and young adults, including Roy Makes a Car, Feed the Children First, Dear Ellen Bee, Letters from a Slave Girl, and Sorrow's addition to the Golden Kite Award and a Horn Book Fanfare for Letters from a Slave Girl, Lyons was also the recipient of a Aesop Award for Roy Makes a Car and a Carter G.

Woodson Brand: Simon Pulse. Her writing skills improved, and byshe had finished the manuscript of her book, Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl. Maria Child, a prominent white abolitionist, agreed to edit Jacob's.

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