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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781442421134
  • ISBN: 1442421134
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, [2019]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"A Caitlyn Dlouhy Book."
Summary, etc.:
"Every single morning, the overseer of the plantation rings the bell. Daddy gathers wood. Mama cooks. Ben and the other slaves go out to work. Each day is the same. Full of grueling work and sweltering heat. Every day, except one, when the bell rings and Ben is nowhere to be found. Because Ben ran. Yet, despite their fear and sadness, his family remains hopeful that maybe, just maybe, he made it North. That he is free. An ode to hope and a powerful tribute to the courage of those who ran for freedom, The Bell Rang is a stunning reminder that our past can never be forgotten"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 4-8.
Grades Preschool-3.
360L Lexile
Awards Note:
Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Book Award, 2020.
Subject: Slavery > Juvenile fiction.
Slavery > Fiction.
Fugitive slaves > Fiction.
African Americans > Fiction.
Family life > Fiction.
Genre: Picture books.

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