Passenger On The Pearl: The True Story Of Emily Edmonson's Flight From Slavery

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NOW IN PAPERBACK!The page-turning, heart-wrenching true story of one young woman willing to risk her safety and even her life for a chance at freedom in the largest slave escape attempt in American history.In 1848, thirteen-year-old Emily Edmonson, five of her siblings, and seventy other enslaved people boarded the Pearl under cover of night in Washington, D.C., hoping to sail north to freedom. Wi...

Age Range: 12 - 15 years
Grade Level: 7 - 10
Paperback: 176 pages
Publisher: Algonquin Young Readers; Reprint edition (January 26, 2016)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1616205504
ISBN-13: 978-1616205508
Product Dimensions: 6.8 x 0.6 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 312326
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I think the story of this slave escape is important for young people. I had never heard of the Pearl escape and I have to wonder about that. It seems as if when a slave rebellion resulted in the killing of white people, it makes a bigger mark in hi...



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the schooner was captured, and the Edmonsons were sent to New Orleans to be sold into even crueler conditions. Through Emily Edmonson’s journey from enslaved person to teacher at a school for African American young women, Conkling illuminates the daily lives of enslaved people, the often changing laws affecting them, and the high cost of a failed escape.“Clearly written, well-documented, and chock full of maps, sidebars, and reproductions of photographs and engravings, the fascinating volume covers a lot of history in a short space. Conkling uses the tools of a novelist to immerse readers in Emily’s experiences. A fine and harrowing true story.” —Kirkus Reviews“[Passenger on the Pearl] covers information about slavery that is often not found in other volumes . . . Conkling’s work is intricate and detailed . . . A strong and well-sourced resource.” —School Library Journal“Conkling is a fine narrator . . . Readers familiar with the trials of Solomon Northup will find this equally involving.” —The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books“Edmondson’s life story is compelling and inspiring. It provides the perfect hook for readers into the horrors of slavery.” —VOYAA Junior Library Guild Selection