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Martha and the slave catchers

Harriet Hyman Alonso

Martha and the slave catchers

by Harriet Hyman Alonso

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Identity (Philosophical concept),
  • Racially mixed people,
  • Juvenile fiction,
  • Slavery,
  • Fiction,
  • Fugitive slaves,
  • Abolitionists,
  • African Americans,
  • Identity,
  • History

  • About the Edition

    When the 1850 Fugitive Slave Law passes, thirteen-year-old Martha, the daughter of abolitionists living in Connecticut, embarks on a journey of self-discovery as she travels south to save her kidnapped adopted brother Jake, the orphan of a runaway slave.

    Edition Notes

    StatementHarriet Hyman Alonso ; illustrated by Elizabeth Zunon
    ContributionsZunon, Elizabeth, illustrator
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.1.A468 Mar 2017
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 246 pages
    Number of Pages246
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26936077M
    ISBN 101609808002, 1609808010
    ISBN 109781609808006
    LC Control Number2017047841
    OCLC/WorldCa973125363

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      The Slave Catchers book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In this thoroughly researched documentation of a historically controver /5(4). Martha and the Slave Catchers is her first novel. Visit her website at http: // Elizabeth Zunon lives in Albany, New York, and creates art influenced by .

    MARTHA AND THE SLAVE CATCHERS by Harriet Hyman Alonso, illustrated by Elizabeth Zunon from Triangle Square (November 7th) Thirteen-year-old Martha Bartlett insists on being a part of the Underground Railroad rescue to bring her brother Jake back home to their abolitionist community in Connecticut. It’s and though African-Americans and. Much of the information in "Slave Catchers, Slave Resisters" is culled from "Slave Patrols: Law and Violence in Virginia and the Carolinas," a book published in by Sally E. Hadden. Hadden, an associate professor of history at FSU, was interviewed extensively for and appears in the documentary.


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Passionate about the injustices of slavery, she embarks on a journey south to save her kidnapped brother Jake. Rooted in abolitionist history, full of page-turning suspense, mystery, and inner conflict, Martha and the Slave Catchers depicts the disastrous aftermath of the passing of ’s Fugitive Slave Act."Price: $ After her little brother, Jake, who is seven, is kidnapped by slave catchers and taken to a plantation in Maryland, Martha, thirteen for most of the book, insists that she be /5.

Martha and the Slave Catchers is her first novel. Visit her website at Elizabeth Zunon lives in Albany, New York, and creates art influenced by her tropical childhood in the Ivory Coast, West : Seven Stories Press. Catherine A. Franklin is an education professor who created the Martha and the Slave Catchers curriculum guide.

The two have worked together for over fifteen years teaching college students and creating teaching materials about U.S. history. Rooted in abolitionist history, full of page-turning suspense, mystery, and inner conflict, Martha and the Slave Catchers depicts the disastrous aftermath of the passing of ’s Fugitive Slave Act.” —Virginia Frances Schwartz, author of If I Just Had Two Wings, Send One Angel Down and Crossing to Freedom.

Martha and the Slave Catchers Harriet Hyman Alonso, illus. by Elizabeth Zunon. Buy this book The recently passed Fugitive Slave Law puts Martha’s younger brother, Jake, in potential. Martha and the Slave Catchers by Harriet Hyman Alonso available in Hardcover onalso read synopsis and reviews.

Thirteen-year-old Martha Bartlett insists on being a part of the Underground Railroad rescue to. Martha and the Slave Catchers Book Summary: Thirteen-year-old Martha Bartlett insists on being a part of the Underground Railroad rescue to bring her brother Jake back home to their abolitionist community in Connecticut.

It's and though African-Americans and mixed-race peoples in the north are supposed to be free, seven-year-old Jake, the orphan of a fugitive slave, is kidnapped by his "owner". The Facts Behind Martha and the Slave Catchers 1.

You may notice that in the letter from Martha’s father, people’s names are not written out. Instead, there is just an 2. Liberty Falls is not a real place. I made it up. But if you look at the website (the 3. This chapter. Every once in a long while a book comes along that stands out from the crowd due to its distinctive nature.

"The Slave Catcher's Woman" is such a book. The reader is immediately transported back in time to the antebellum South where cotton, slaves and slave catchers are the norm. The people and events depicted are very real as is the s: The life of a Connecticut girl is turned upside down by the Fugitive Slave Act.

In her debut for young readers, Alonso introduces readers to a bandaged and badly bruised year-old Martha Bartlett as she reads a letter from her white abolitionist father, an Underground Railroad “station keeper,” about her ailing mother, a white Quaker who helps him.

Passionate about the injustices of slavery, she embarks on a journey south to save her kidnapped brother Jake. Rooted in abolitionist history, full of page-turning suspense, mystery, and inner conflict, Martha and the Slave Catchers depicts the disastrous aftermath of.

Martha and the Slave Catchers is her first novel. Visit her website at http: // Elizabeth Zunon lives in Albany, New York, and creates art influenced by her /5(21).

Martha and the slave catchers. [Harriet Hyman Alonso; Elizabeth Zunon] -- When the Fugitive Slave Law passes, thirteen-year-old Martha, the daughter of abolitionists living in Connecticut, embarks on a journey of self-discovery as she travels south to save her.

Welcoming Martha and the Slave Catchers — Harriet Hyman Alonso’s Books My new book, Martha and the Slave Catchers will be published on November 7,by Seven Stories Press. It is available for pre-ordering at several on-line stores.

Martha and the Slave Catchers was written for Middle Grade children and is a story of the effects of the Fugitive Slave Law of on the lives of two children living in the northeastern area of Connecticut. Here is a brief synopsis of the tale.

When the Fugitive Slave Law passes, thirteen-year-old Martha, the daughter of abolitionists living in Connecticut, embarks on a journey of self-discovery as she travels south to save her kidnapped adopted brother Jake, the orphan of a runaway slave.

MARTHA AND THE SLAVE CATCHERS a tudy uide PART ONE: SUMMARY Framed with rich historical detail and context, Martha and the Slave Catchers is a riveting tale about a young girl’s experience growing up in an abolitionist commu-nity in rural Connecticut.

As a young child, Martha Bartlett witnesses her parents helping fugitive slaves escape to freedom. Martha and the Slave Catchers. Written by Elizabeth Zunon (illus.) Harriet Hyman Alonso Review by Meg Wiviott.

Martha has kept secrets her whole life. Her parents are abolitionist, conductors on the Underground Railroad. Though Connecticut is a Free State, slave catchers often hunt fugitive : Elizabeth Zunon (Illus.).

Using aliases, disguises, and other subterfuges, Martha artfully dodges Will and Tom, the slave catchers, but struggles to rectify her new reality with her parents' admonition to always tell the truth.

Martha and the slave catchers When the Fugitive Slave Law passes, thirteen-year-old Martha, the daughter of abolitionists living in Connecticut, embarks on a journey of self-discovery as she travels south to save her kidnapped adopted brother Jake, the orphan of a runaway slave.Martha and the Slave Catchers is her first novel for younger readers.

Books by Harriet Hyman Alonso. by Harriet Hyman Alonso. Martha and the Slave Catchers. Search. Our Imprints. Seven Stories Press. We publish works of the imagination and political titles by voices of conscience under our primary imprint.Martha and the Slave Catchers by Harriet Hyman Alonso and Elizabeth Zunon Overview - Thirteen-year-old Martha and seven-year-old Jake must do what adults cannot to ensure their own and others' freedom.