Ben and the Emancipation Proclamation

by Pat Sherman (Author)Floyd Cooper (Illustrator)


A self-taught young slave astonishes his fellow prisoners by reading aloud the newspaper account of Lincoln s new emancipation proclamation. Based on actual events."


Pat Sherman, Author

Sherman, Pat: - Pat Sherman works as a writer, library professional, andwriting instructor in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Herprevious books include The Sun's Daughter, illustrated by R. Gregory Christie (Clarion), and severalnonfiction books for young people on historical subjectsranging from colonial America to the present day.

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