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Children of the Emancipation / Wilma King.


Explains how the nearly four million slaves and nearly half a million free blacks gained freedom and basic rights as citizens, following Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation.


19th century, African American children, African Americans, Blacks, Children, Civil rights, Emancipation, Emancipation Proclamation, Free African Americans, Freedmen, History, Slavery, Slaves, United States

Reading Levels

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


  • Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2001

Publication History

  • Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Books, 2000. 48 p. : ill. ; 20 x 22 cm. ISBN 1575053969 (alk. paper)