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J.D. Green

J.D. Green was born into slavery but spent his life resisting the institution by escaping to freedom five times.
Grade Level
Lauryn Mascareñaz
Topic
Subject
History
Social Justice Domain
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Informational

The Thrilling Tale of How Robert Smalls Seized a Confederate Ship and Sailed it to Freedom

This story is the retelling of Robert Smalls' escape from slavery with his entire family in tow. With a plan "as dangerous as it was brilliant," Smalls commandeers a Confederate ship and successfully navigates it out of Charleston's blockaded port and into the hands of the Union army.
Grade Level
6-8
Cate Lineburg
Subject
History
Social Justice Domain