Passenger on the Pearl
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Algonquin Young Readers, 2015.
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9781616204365
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Winifred Conkling., & Winifred Conkling|AUTHOR. (2015). Passenger on the Pearl. Algonquin Young Readers.

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Winifred Conkling and Winifred Conkling|AUTHOR. 2015. Passenger On the Pearl. Algonquin Young Readers.

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Winifred Conkling and Winifred Conkling|AUTHOR, Passenger On the Pearl. Algonquin Young Readers, 2015.

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Winifred Conkling, and Winifred Conkling|AUTHOR. Passenger On the Pearl. Algonquin Young Readers, 2015. Web.

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    [synopsis] => The page-turning, heart-wrenching true story of one young woman willing to risk her safety and even her life for a chance at freedom in the largest slave escape attempt in American history. In 1848, thirteen-year-old Emily Edmonson, five of her siblings, and seventy other enslaved people boarded the Pearl under cover of night in Washington, D.C., hoping to sail north to freedom. Within a day, the schooner was captured, and the Edmonsons were sent to New Orleans to be sold into even crueler conditions. Through Emily Edmonson's journey from enslaved person to teacher at a school for African American young women, Conkling illuminates the daily lives of enslaved people, the often changing laws affecting them, and the high cost of a failed escape. Clearly written, well-documented, and chock full of maps, sidebars, and reproductions of photographs and engravings, the fascinating volume covers a lot of history in a short space. Conkling uses the tools of a novelist to immerse readers in Emily's experiences.
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