Stolen into Slavery: The True Story of Solomon Northup, Free Black Man PDF
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Stolen Into Slavery: The True Story Of Solomon Northup, Free Black Man

The true story behind the acclaimed movie 12 Years a Slave, this book is based on the life of Solomon Northup, a free black man from New York who was captured in the United States and sold into slavery in Louisiana.Solomon Northup awoke in the middle of the night with his body trembling. Slowly, he realized that he was handcuffed in a dark room and his feet were chained to the floor. He managed to...

Age Range: 10 and up
Grade Level: 5 - 6
Lexile Measure: 1060
Paperback: 128 pages
Publisher: National Geographic Children's Books; Reprint edition (January 28, 2014)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1426318359
ISBN-13: 978-1426318351
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.3 x 9.1 inches
Amazon Rank: 376959
Format: PDF Text djvu book

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“I recently read there is a movie being made about Solomans' life. When I was in school we had old books that did not give much information about slavery. I vowed when I was a child that when I get grown I am going to have a African-American Library! ...”

slip his hand into his pocket to look for his free papers that proved he was one of 400,000 free blacks in a nation where 2.5 million other African Americans were slaves. They were gone.This remarkable story follows Northup through his 12 years of bondage as a man kidnapped into slavery, enduring the hardships of slave life in Louisiana. But the tale also has a remarkable ending. Northup is rescued from his master's cotton plantation in the deep South by friends in New York. This is a compelling tale that looks into a little known slice of history, sure to rivet young readers and adults alike.National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources.Visit for more information.