The Resource Biddy Mason speaks up, (ebook)

Biddy Mason speaks up, (ebook)

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Biddy Mason speaks up
Title
Biddy Mason speaks up
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Language
eng
Summary
Building on the brilliance of Fred Korematsu Speaks Up, the newest installment in the Fighting for Justice series introduces young readers to another real-life champion for civil rights: Bridget "Biddy" Mason, an African American philanthropist, healer, and midwife who was born into slavery. When Biddy arrived in California, where slavery was technically illegal, she was kept captive by her owners and forced to work without pay. But when Biddy learned that she was going to be taken to a slave state, she launched a plan to win her freedom. She refused to be defined by her enslavement, and coauthors Arisa White and Laura Atkins devote much of their narrative to Biddy Mason's later life as a business and civic leader in the fledgling city of Los Angeles. Biddy Mason Speaks Up is an age-appropriate yet unflinching examination of slavery, racism, and community healing in the United States. Each chapter begins with lyrical verse and full-color illustrations that draw readers into the narrative, and is followed by visually engaging sections filled with keyword definitions, historical context, timelines, and primary sources. Throughout the book, the authors pose questions to the reader, such as "How do you see power at work in your community?" making Biddy Mason's story all the more relatable to the present day
Cataloging source
Midwest
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White, Arisa
Dewey number
  • 306.3/62092
  • B
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Fighting for justice
Series volume
2
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  • Mason, Biddy
  • Mason, Biddy
  • Women slaves
  • Slaves
  • African American women
  • African American midwives
  • Overland journeys to the Pacific
  • African American women
  • Freedmen
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Women slaves
  • Slaves
  • African American women
  • African American midwives
  • Overland journeys to the Pacific
  • Freedmen
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Electronic books
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Biddy Mason speaks up, (ebook)
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781597144704
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12269835
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12269835
System control number
MWT12269835
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Biddy Mason speaks up, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781597144704
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12269835
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12269835
System control number
MWT12269835
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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