Slave Girl: The Diary of Clotee, Virginia, USA 1859
Author: Patricia C. McKissack
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Slave Girl: The Diary of Clotee, Virginia, USA 1859 Twelve years old, Clotee is a slave on a southern plantation, and her diary gives a poignant and dramatic account of her growing understanding of slavery and the freedom she is denied. Having secretly taught herself to read and write, she embraces the abolitionist cause, to become a conductor on the Underground Railway. An epilogue and historical note detail the achievements of the real woman whose life, times and diaries provided the source material for this book.

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