Bound To Stay Bound

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 Robert Smalls (Tales Of The Talented Tenth)
 Author: Gill, Joel Christian

 Publisher:  Chicago Review Press (2021)

 Dewey: 741.5
 Classification: Nonfiction
 Physical Description: vi, 119 p., col. ill., 26 cm

 BTSB No: 379362 ISBN: 9781682750667
 Ages: 12-16 Grades: 7-11

 Smalls, Robert, -- 1839-1915 -- Comic books, strips, etc
 Planter (Steamship)
 United States. -- Congress. -- House -- Biography
 African Americans -- South Carolina -- Biography
 Slaves -- South Carolina -- Biography
 Ship captains -- United States -- Biography
 United States -- History -- 1861-1865, Civil War -- Biography
 Beaufort (S.C.) -- Biography

Price: $19.64

Tells the true story of the enslaved African who pulled off one of the most daring and largest heists of the Civil War. Come along for the adventure as Robert earns a job working for the C.S.S. Planter, escapes to freedom, goes on to become a first-generation Black politician, and makes history by writing and leading the passage of legislation that led to the United States' first free and compulsory public school system. In graphic novel format.

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