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Master George’s People

Master George's People by Marfe Ferguson Delano
Jan 08, 2013 | 64 Pages
  • Hardcover $18.95

    Jan 08, 2013 | 64 Pages | Middle Grade (10 and up)

  • Hardcover $27.90

    Jan 08, 2013 | 64 Pages | Middle Grade (10 and up)

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One of Booklist‘s Top 10 Black History Books for Youth

Named 2014 Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People by the NCSS and Children’s Book Council

“A revealing portrait of the father of our country as a slave owner….A thoughtful new insight into an iconic American life.”  —Kirkus Reviews

“Delano does an excellent job of presenting context for the prevailing attitudes and economic realities of the 18th century…Photographs of costumed interpreters provide visual immediacy and freshness.” —School Library Journal

“Colorfully illustrated…well-researched and clearly presented information on the topic makes this a valuable addition to American history collections for young people.” —Starred review, Booklist

“Lori Epstein’s photographs help deepen understanding of the day-to-day existence of people trapped in slavery. This important, carefully researched work of nonfiction proves both factual and fascinating.” —Washington Parent

Master George’s People is a fascinating portrait of the evolving thinking of our first President on the subject of slavery.” —NC Teacher Stuff blog

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