Student Texts

Our searchable library of short texts offers a diverse mix of stories and perspectives. This multigenre, multimedia collection aligns with the Common Core's recommendations for text complexity and the Teaching Tolerance Social Justice Standards.

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Informational

Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Henry Bibb, An American Slave, Written by Himself: Chapter 10

A chapter from the autobiography of Henry Bibb, a well-known black activist who had escaped from slavery. This text contains descriptions of the life of enslaved persons as well as illustrations.
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Henry Bibb
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History
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