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A school for Pompey Walker / by Michael J. Rosen ; illustrated by Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson.

Author/Creator:
Rosen, Michael J., 1954- author.
Publication:
San Diego ; New York ; London : Harcourt Brace & Company, [1995]
Format/Description:
Book
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Edition:
First edition.
Manufacture:
Printed in Singapore.
Status/Location:
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Subjects:
Slavery -- Juvenile fiction.
Schools -- Juvenile fiction.
Underground Railroad -- Juvenile fiction.
Fugitive slaves -- Juvenile fiction.
Abolitionists -- Juvenile fiction.
African Americans -- Juvenile fiction.
Abolitionists.
African Americans.
Fugitive slaves.
Schools.
Slavery.
Underground Railroad.
Childrens subjects:
Slavery -- Fiction.
Schools -- Fiction.
Underground Railroad -- Fiction.
Fugitive slaves -- Fiction.
Abolitionists -- Fiction.
African Americans -- Fiction.
Form/Genre:
Fiction.
Juvenile works.
Historical fiction.
Fiction.
Place of Publication:
United States California San Diego.
United States New York (State) New York (City)
England London.
Singapore.
Summary:
At the dedication of a school named after him, an old former slave tells the story of his life and how his white friend helped him earn the money for the school by repeatedly selling him into slavery, after which he always escaped.
Notes:
American Library Association Notable Children's Book 1996
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Banks Collection copy: dust jacket retained.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1995
Contributor:
Robinson, Aminah Brenda Lynn, illustrator.
Harcourt Brace & Company, publisher.
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Children's Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
015200114X
9780152001148
OCLC:
29877009