Slavery in America

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The Only Unavoidable Subject of Regret - UVA PRESS - The Shops at Mount Vernon
The Only Unavoidable Subject of Regret - UVA PRESS - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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The Only Unavoidable Subject of Regret

Mary V. Thompson. George Washington, Slavery, and the Enslaved Community at Mount Vernon. ISBN: 978-0-8139-4184-4. Hardcover 520 pages. Copyright 2...

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Lives Bound Together - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
Lives Bound Together - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Lives Bound Together

Lives Bound Together: Slavery at George Washington's Mount Vernon. Edited by Susan P. Schoelwer, Senior Curator at George Washington's Mount Vernon...

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Arrival of First Africans in Virginia - ARCADIA - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Arrival of First Africans in Virginia

“Arrival of the First Africans in Virginia.” By Ric Murphy.  ISBN:  978-1-4671-4598-5. Copyright 2020. Softcover 208 pages. In 1619, a group of thi...

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Sarah Johnson's Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
Sarah Johnson's Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Sarah Johnson's Mount Vernon

By Scott E. Casper. ISBN-13:978-0-8090-8415-9. Copyright 2008. Hardcover with 286 pages including notes, index, and 16 black and white illustrated ...

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Never Caught: Ona Judge - SIMON & SCHUSTER - The Shops at Mount Vernon
Never Caught: Ona Judge - SIMON & SCHUSTER - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Never Caught: Ona Judge

"Never Caught: The Washingtons' Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge" by Erica Armstrong Dunbar. ISBN 9781501126413. Copyright 2017...

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Buried Lives - PENGUIN RANDOM HOUSE LLC - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Buried Lives

Carla Killough McCafferty. The Enslaved People of George Washington’s Mount Vernon. ISBN:  978-0-8234-3697-2.  Hardcover 168 pages. Copyright 2018....

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Stolen:  Five Free Boys - SIMON & SCHUSTER - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Stolen: Five Free Boys

This book is a finalist for the 2020 George Washington Prize. The George Washington Prize is one of the nation’s largest and most prestigious liter...

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Never Caught, The Story of Ona Judge - Young Readers Edition - SIMON & SCHUSTER - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Never Caught, The Story of Ona Judge - Young Readers Edition

By Erica Armstrong Dunbar & Kathleen Van Cleve. George and Martha Washington’s Courageous Slave Who Dared to Run Away. ISBN 978-1-5344-1617-8. ...

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Ar'n't I a Woman? - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Ar'n't I a Woman?

By Deborah Gray White. ISBN 978-0-393-31481-6. Copyright 1999, 1985. Softcover with 256 pages. Living with the dual burdens of racism and sexism...

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The Road to Black Ned's Forge - UVA PRESS - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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The Road to Black Ned's Forge

By Turk McCleskey. ISBN: 978-0-8139-3582-9. Copyright 2014. Hardcover with 324 pages including appendixes, notes, bibliography and index. The capti...

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Growing up in Slavery - INDEPENDENT PUB GROUP - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Growing up in Slavery

Growing up in Slavery – Stories of Young Slaves as Told by Themselves edited by Yuval Taylor. ISBN 978-1-55652-635-0. Copyright 2005. Softcover 256...

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Forge - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Forge

By Laurie Halse Anderson. ISBN 978-1-4169-6145-1. Copyright 2010. Softcover with 312 pages including appendix; vocabulary words; reading group guid...

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Henry's Freedom Box - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Henry's Freedom Box

Henry's Freedom Box: A True Story from the Underground Railroad. By Ellen Levine. Illustrated by Kadir Nelson. ISBN 978-0-439-77733-9. Copyright 20...

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Slavery at the Home of George - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Slavery at the Home of George

Edited by Philip J. Schwarz. ISBN 0-931917. Copyright 2001. Softcover with 182 pages including 53 black and white illustrations.     Washington inh...

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We Lived in a Little Cabin in the Yard - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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We Lived in a Little Cabin in the Yard

Edited by Belinda Hurmence. ISBN 0-89587-118-1. Copyright 1994. Softcover with 103 pages. Using the "Slave Narratives", the oral histories from the...

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The Quanders - Since 1684, an Enduring African American Legacy - Quander Historical Foundation - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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The Quanders - Since 1684, an Enduring African American Legacy

“The Quanders - Since 1684, an Enduring African American Legacy” by Rohulamin Quander. ISBN: 978-1098076955. Copyright 2021. Hardcover 242 pages. T...

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Espionage and Enslavement in the Revolution - NATIONAL BOOK NETWORK,INC - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Espionage and Enslavement in the Revolution

“Espionage and Enslavement in the Revolution: The True Story of Robert Townsend and Elizabeth” by Claire Bellerjeau and Tiffany Yecke Brooks, Forew...

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The Underground Railroad - PENGUIN RANDOM HOUSE LLC - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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The Underground Railroad

“The Underground Railroad.” Colson Whitehead. ISBN: 978-0-345-80432-7. Copyright 2017. Softcover 336 pages.Praised by Barack Obama and an Oprah Boo...

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A Question of Freedom - YALE UNIV PRESS - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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A Question of Freedom

A Question of Freedom: The Families Who Challenged Slavery from the Nation's Founding to the Civil War by William G. Thomas III. Paperback with 418...

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Hang a Thousand Trees w Ribbon - HOUGHTON MIFFLIN HARCOURT - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Hang a Thousand Trees w Ribbon

Hang a Thousand Trees w Ribbon: The story of Phillis Wheatley by Ann Rinaldi. Paperback. Copyright 2005. ISBN: 978-0-152053932. Kidnapped from her ...

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All That She Carried - PENGUIN RANDOM HOUSE LLC - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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All That She Carried

All That She Carried: The Journey of Ashley's Sack, a Black Family Keepsake by Tiya Niles. Hardcover with 389 pages. Copyright 2021. ISBN: 978-19...

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Runaway - The Daring Escape of Ona Judge - MACMILLAN PUB.(SCRIBNER) - The Shops at Mount Vernon
Runaway - The Daring Escape of Ona Judge - MACMILLAN PUB.(SCRIBNER) - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Runaway - The Daring Escape of Ona Judge

Runaway: The Daring Escape of Ona Judge by Ray Anthony Shepard. Hardcover – Picture Book. Copyright 2021. ISBN: 978-0374307042. A powerful poe...

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