Books tagged: abolitionists

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Joshua Freeman
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 48,960. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2011 by The von Raesfeld Agency. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Western
Joshua, a runaway slave, outwits his hunters and becomes a free man. He joins a wagon train heading west. He needs to earn enough money to buy his siblings' freedom and avenge his mother's death. His life is changed because of the people he meets, the experiences he has, and the life lessons he learns during the journey as he grows from a brave boy into a mature, courageous young man.
A Grandfather's Legacy
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Price: Free! Words: 1,210. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A story about a families sacrifice during the civil war and the funny conclusion that makes their abolitionists sacrifices moot.
The Night the Stars Fell
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,440. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Someone is murdering the men she loves. Throughout it all, the one thing Catharine "Cat" Taylor can depend on is the friendship of her lifelong companion Lizzie, a plantation slave. Then Lizzie is sold. Now Cat must decide - do nothing, or risk everything to save her friend and to bring a murderer to justice. Either way, the decision may cost Cat her life.
19 Years 10 Months 24 Days
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,140. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
A novel of time-travel and the Underground Railroad. Museum tour guide Sophie Irving is one day caught in a rainstorm that begins a chain of encounters with people from the past. As instances of time travel become stronger, Sophie and two of her friends land themselves in a posse of vigilante abolitionists and a dangerous plot to rescue a group of slaves from an 1857 auction.
The Road to Frogmore: Turning Slaves into Citizens
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Series: The Civil War in South Carolina's Low Country, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 124,220. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Laura Towne was a medical student, a Unitarian, and an abolitionist. In 1862 she traveled to South Carolina to work with a group of missionaries known as Gideonites. She and her friend Ellen Murray struggled to provide education for the slaves who had been abandoned by their owners on St. Helena Island. The school they founded is now the Penn Center, preserving the heritage of the Gullah people.
Every Hill and Mountain
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,930. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Christian » Fantasy
Abby’s weird computer program lets her fast-forward and rewind life. Not her own, of course, but those of the people who used to live in old houses. “I call it time-surfing,” Abby explained. “It’s like being there only better.” She agrees to use the program to help her friend Kate find her ancestor Ned Greenfield, born at a place called Hickory Hill, built from the sweat of slaves.
The Freedom Thief
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 55,210. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2013 by MuseItUp Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Shortly before the Civil War exploded in the South, thirteen year-old Ben McKenna is fighting his own war against slavery. Determined that his father not sell his slave friend, Josiah, Ben plans an escape for Josiah and his parents into an unknown world of hostility, danger, and deception.
Third War: Irregular Warfare on the Western Border 1861-1865 - Civil War, Confederate Guerrillas, Abolitionists, Bushwhackers, Cherokee, Jayhawkers, Highwaymen, Indian Territory-Arkansas
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 126,530. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The border war would eventually degrade to such a level that death was not enough punishment for supporting the wrong side. Both sides would turn to dismemberment and mutilation as expressions of the total loss of control in border society.