Aunt Clara Brown: Official Pioneer

Aunt Clara Brown: Official Pioneer

by Linda Lowery, Linda Lowery Keep, Janice Lee Porter
     
 

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As a successful former slave, Clara Brown used her money to help other freed slaves get a new start in life. In 1859, in the midst of gold fever, Clara had bought her own freedom and headed west to Colorado to find her daughter, who was sold when she was just a little girl. Clara didn't find her daughter in Colorado, but she did get rich. The people she helped became… See more details below

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As a successful former slave, Clara Brown used her money to help other freed slaves get a new start in life. In 1859, in the midst of gold fever, Clara had bought her own freedom and headed west to Colorado to find her daughter, who was sold when she was just a little girl. Clara didn't find her daughter in Colorado, but she did get rich. The people she helped became her family, and she became known as "Aunt" Clara Brown. Young readers can follow Clara's life in this fascinating biography.

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Library Journal
Gr 2-3-Clara, a freed slave, traveled west where she helped others build new lives and tirelessly searched for her daughter, who was sold as a child. Powerful primitive paintings in earth tones illustrate this triumphant, easy-to-read biography. (Nov.) Copyright 1999 Cahners Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781575050454
Publisher:
Lerner Publishing Group
Publication date:
09/28/1999
Series:
On My Own Biographies Series
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
6.27(w) x 8.83(h) x 0.39(d)
Lexile:
470L (what's this?)
Age Range:
6 - 8 Years

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