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The freedom ship of Robert Smalls / Louise Meriwether ; illustrated by Jonathan Green ; foreword by Michael Boulware Moore.

Meriwether, Louise, (author.). Green, Jonathan, 1955- (illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 7 of 8 copies available at SC LENDS.

Current holds

1 current hold with 8 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Anderson - Pendleton Branch JB SMALLS, ROBERT MERIWETHER, LOUISE (Text) 21239199 Juvenile Biography Available -
Beaufort - Beaufort District Collection SC J B SMALLS 2018 (Text) 0530010398606 Beaufort District Collection - Reference Available -
Beaufort - Bluffton Branch J B SMALLS (Text) 0530006263115 Juvenile Biography Collection Available -
Fairfield - Main Library CJ B SMALLS (Text) 33116000438098 Children's Carolina Collection Available -
Florence - Main Library 92 Smalls (Text) 33172000325074 Juvenile Biography Available -
Kershaw - Camden Library JB SMALLS (Text) 33255003559342 Juvenile Biography Available -
South Carolina State Library J B S6354M (Text) 0010103685318 Juvenile SC Non-Circulating -
South Carolina State Library J B S6354M (Text) 0010103685326 Juvenile SC Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781611178555
  • ISBN: 161117855X
  • ISBN: 9781611178579
  • ISBN: 1611178576
  • Physical Description: 26 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Publisher: Columbia, South Carolina : The University of South Carolina Press, [2018]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally published with illustrations by Lee Jack Morton: Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, [1971].
Summary, etc.:
"Robert Smalls, born a slave in 1839 in Beaufort, South Carolina, gained fame as an African American hero of the American Civil War. The Freedom Ship of Robert Smalls tells the inspirational story of Small's life as a slave, his boyhood dream of freedom, and his bold and daring plan as a young man to commandeer a Confederate gunboat from Charleston Harbor and escape with fifteen fellow slaves and family members"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Smalls, Robert, 1839-1915 > Juvenile literature.
Slaves > South Carolina > Biography > Juvenile literature.
African Americans > South Carolina > Biography > Juvenile literature.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Biographies.

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