The Good Lord Bird
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Detroit : Thorndike Press, A part of Gale, Cengage Learning, ©2013.
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Description
Fleeing her violent master at the side of legendary abolitionist John Brown at the height of the slavery debate in mid-19th-century Kansas Territory, Henry pretends to be a girl to hide his identity throughout the historic raid on Harpers Ferry in 1859. By the best-selling author of The Color of Water. (historical fiction).
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Large Type
Physical Desc:
641 pages (large print) ; 23
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781410464859, 1410464857

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Description
Henry Shackleford is a young slave living in the Kansas Territory in 1857, when the region is a battleground between anti- and pro-slavery forces. When John Brown, the legendary abolitionist, arrives in the area, an argument between Brown and Henry's master quickly turns violent. Henry is forced to leave town -- with Brown, who believes he's a girl. Over the ensuing months, Henry, whom Brown nicknames Little Onion, conceals his true identity as he struggles to stay alive. Eventually Little Onion finds himself with Brown at the historic raid on Harpers Ferry in 1859, one of the great catalysts for the Civil War.
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National Book Award, 2013
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APA Citation (style guide)

McBride, J. (2013). The Good Lord Bird. Detroit: Thorndike Press, A part of Gale, Cengage Learning.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

McBride, James, 1957-. 2013. The Good Lord Bird. Detroit: Thorndike Press, A part of Gale, Cengage Learning.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

McBride, James, 1957-, The Good Lord Bird. Detroit: Thorndike Press, A part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2013.

MLA Citation (style guide)

McBride, James. The Good Lord Bird. Detroit: Thorndike Press, A part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2013.

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