A Picture of Freedom

A Picture of Freedom

The Diary of Clotee, A Slave Girl

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In 1859 twelve-year-old Clotee, a house slave who must conceal the fact that she can read and write, records in her diary her experiences and her struggle to decide whether to escape to freedom.
Publisher: New York : Scholastic, 2011, c1997.
ISBN: 9780545242530
Characteristics: 230 pages :,illustrations, maps, portraits, fascims., music ;,20 cm.
Alternative Title: Diary of Clotee, a slave girl

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Jessica__Reese Jul 01, 2015

I really enjoyed this book. It was about a slave girl named Clotee, who is 12. She lives in Belmont, Virginia. Her mother has passed away a few years ago, so she lives with her Aunt Tee and Uncle Heb. She works with Aunt Tee in the kitchen. They make food for Mas' Henley. He is their 'master' and he hates almost everything. the two things he loves is his wife, Miz Lily, and his son William. A lot of obstacles come by Clotee, and she might make it and she might not. You should read the book to see what happens to Clotee!

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aepearson21
Feb 24, 2015

This was a good book.

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