If you’re a fan of the amazing Frederick Douglass, here’s a book worthy of residing on your personal bookshelf. It’s called The Life of Frederick Douglass: A Graphic Narrative of a Slave’s Journey From Bondage to Freedom and it’s written and illustrated by David F. Walker. In amazing illustrations, it tells the poignant story of Frederick Douglass’ traumatic childhood, including being ripped from his mother’s arms, suffering horrendous beatings, and living in perpetual fear that he would be returned to slavery.
Age Range: Middle grade +
Grade Level: Age 7+
Hardcover: 192 pages
Publisher: Ten Speed Press (January 8, 2019)
Shipping Weight: 1.2 ounces