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Seven Miles to Freedom

The Robert Smalls Story

by Janet Halfmann

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  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Lee & Low Books in New York, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography & Autobiography - Cultural Heritage,
  • Transportation - Boats, Ships & Underwater Craft,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children: Grades 1-2

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsDuane Smith (Illustrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Pagination1v. (unpaged)
    Number of Pages40
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12505131M
    ISBN 101600602320
    ISBN 109781600602320
    OCLC/WorldCa163592750


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Discuss why so much additional information is included. Setting a Purpose for Reading. Seven Miles to Freedom: The Robert Smalls Story It is such a great pleasure to have the chance to write about a book that I unequivocally loved-- Seven Miles to Freedom: The Robert Smalls Story, by Janet Halfmann, illustrated by Duane Smith (, Lee & Low Books, Inc., 40 pages).

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The story of Robert Smalls is an important story describing Reviews: Seven Miles to Freedom. By Janet Halfmann Illustrations by Duane Smith. Synopsis Growing up a slave in South Carolina, Robert Smalls always dreamed of the moment freedom would be within his grasp.

He and his wife, Hannah, made an agreement to save enough money to buy her freedom. Get this from a library. Seven miles to freedom: the Robert Smalls story. [Janet Halfmann; Duane Smith] -- A biography of Robert Smalls who, during the Civil War, commandeered the Confederate ship Planter to carry his family and twelve other slaves to freedom, and went on to become a United States.

Seven Miles to Freedom: The Robert Smalls Story. By Janet Halfmann Reading Level: Early Elementary School, Late Elementary School Genre: Biography Publisher: Lee and Low Books Find this book in a library near you, using Meet Robert Smalls, a man who was born a slave, but made a daring escape and went on to become a U.S.

Seven Miles to Freedom: The Robert Smalls Story by Janet Halfmann, illustrated by Duane Smith Continuing with this week's theme of nonfiction children's books for classrooms, today, I'm bringing you a biography of a hero about whom I'd never heard until I read Betsy Bird's review at Fuse #8.

So, when I saw this book sitting on the "new nonfiction for kids" shelf at my library last week, I. Seven Miles to Freedom is the compelling account of the daring escape of Robert Smalls, a slave steamboat wheelman who became one of the Civil War’s greatest heroes.

His steadfast courage in the face of adversity is an inspiring model for all who attempt to overcome seemingly insurmountable : Janet Halfmann. Imagine yourself in Charleston, South Caroline, as the Civil War is breaking out around you and you are standing on the deck of a steamer filled with four cannon headed to Confederate forts.

You are a slave who has grown up on the docks and around the shipping world so you've learned the tools and the tricks of the trade. You know where the reefs lie and you know where the forts stand and you. The daring Civil War escape of a slave, his crew and their families in a stolen Confederate supply boat receives appropriately inspirational treatment in this new picture book.

Robert Smalls grew up in Beaufort, S.C., distinguishing himself to his owners as a bright, likely young man. Working on the docks, he quickly learned seamanship, a skill he put to the test when, as wheelman of the. Lee & Low Books 95 Madison Avenue, New York, NY$ Seven Miles to Freedom: The Robert Smalls Story is a children's picturebook based on the incredible true-life story of African-American hero Robert Smalls, who grew up a slave in South Carolina yet dreamed of being free.

Seven Miles to Freedom The Robert Smalls Story (Book): Halfmann, Janet: "A biography of Robert Smalls who, during the Civil War, commandeered the Confederate ship Planter to carry his family and twelve other slaves to freedom, and went on to become a United States Congressman working toward African American advancement"--Provided by publisher.

Seven Miles to Freedom: The Robert Smalls Story is a children's picturebook based on the incredible true-life story of African-American hero Robert Smalls, who grew up a slave in South Carolina yet dreamed of being free.

Seven Miles to Freedom. - Free Online Library Seven Miles to Freedom is the story of African American Robert Smalls.

Seven Miles to Freedom (Hardcover) The Robert Smalls Story. By Janet Halfmann. Lee & Low Books,1pp. Publication Date: April 1, Other Editions of This Title. Seven Miles to Freedom | The true story of Robert Smalls, a slave steamboat wheelman who commandeered a Confederate ship during the Civil War and escaped with his family and crew to freedom.

Growing up a slave in South Carolina, Robert Smalls always dreamed of the moment freedom would be within his : Lee & Low Books. A THOUSAND MILES TO FREEDOM My Escape From North Korea By Eunsun Kim with Sébastien Falletti Translated by David Tian pp.

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“"A Thousand Miles to Freedom is the beautiful and haunting story of a girl who survived against all odds, in the face of one of the cruelest and most oppressive regimes in modern history.

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The information about A Thousand Miles to Freedom shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks. In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication.

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