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Anthony Burns: The Defeat and Triumph of a Fugitive Slave / Hamilton, Virginia
A biography of the slave who escaped to Boston in 1854, was arrested at the instigation of his owner, and whose trial caused a furor between abolitionists and those determined to enforce the Fugitive Slave Acts.
Anthony Burns, Slavery.African-American.
Ages 9 - 13 / Grades 4 - 8
- Coretta Scott King Author Award (honor), 1989
- Boston Globe - Horn Award for Illustrators, 1988
- ALA Notable Books for Children and Young Adults, 1988