Library:ADCLP/A picture of Freedom : the diary of Clotee, a slave girl

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A picture of Freedom : the diary of Clotee, a slave girl / by Patricia C. McKissack.


In 1859 twelve-year-old Clotee, a house slave who must conceal the fact that she can read and write, records in her diary her experiences and her struggle to decide whether to escape to freedom


2rbgenr, African Americans, America, Diaries, Juvenile fiction, Literacy, Maps, Music, Slavery, Slaves, Underground railroad, United States

Reading Levels

[No age range specified] / [No grade range specified]

Publication History

  • New York : Scholastic, 1997. 192 p. : ill., maps ; 20 cm. ISBN 0590259881