February Birthday: LOVE TWELVE MILES LONG. Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass, human rights leader
February 1818-Feb. 20, 1895

Love Twelve Miles Long by Glenda Armand, illustrated by Colin Bootman (Lee & Low Books, 2011).

A
look at the love between mother and son (Frederick Douglass) and how
she walked twelve miles to see him on another plantation. Her faith in
him helped him escape enslavement and become a powerful human rights
leader.
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