Elijah Lovejoy's Fight for Freedom

Two decades before the Civil War, Elijah Lovejoy used his newspaper to protest slavery. His beliefs were dangerous enough. Taking his cause public proved deadly as he defended press after press before losing his life to a mob. Insisting on his constitutional right to speak freely about unpopular subjects, he refused to be intimidated by those who would silence him.

A biography for young readers.

Available formats: epub mobi pdf rtf lrf pdb txt html

First 20% Sample: epub mobi (Kindle) lrf more Online Reader
Words: 8,100
Language: English
ISBN: 9781452403168
About Jennifer Phillips

I wear a variety of hats in my daily life: freelance writer, mom, wife, director of innovation programs at a Seattle medical center. I'm also a former newspaper reporter and corporate writer.

I've been able to try many fun and interesting things so far in my life. For example, I started out reporting on crime and court stories, hanging out in police labs before shows like CSI made crime investigation so popular. I've ridden in helicopters while doing public relations for an aircraft manufacturer and watched surgeries as part of my healthcare work.

My husband and I have always been big on travel, going near or far depending on the time and money we have. Our family loves exploring the beautiful Pacific Northwest (yes, we've been to Forks, Washington, home of the famous Twilight series), nearby Canada and the Western states. But travel has also taken me to England, Scotland, Italy, Greece, Australia, China and Vietnam. I hope to see more of the world when I can!

I grew up in Alton, Illinois and this Midwestern upbringing in the 1960s and 1970s has been fueling some of my writing projects. Two of my biographies are "hometown-inspired" projects.

I love Smashwords and how it has championed the work of indie authors. In addition to my indie ebooks you'll find here, I have other books published. You can learn more about these and lots of extras at www.jenniferphillipsauthor.com.

Videos

Book Trailer for Elijah Lovejoy's Fight for Freedom
Short video trailer for the children's biography on Elijah Lovejoy.

Children's Author Jennifer Phillips Talking About Elijah Lovejoy
Author Jennifer Phillips provides some background on her development of a children's biography about Elijah Lovejoy.

Also by This Author

Reviews

This book has not yet been reviewed.

Print Edition

Report this book