by Nikki Giovanni
Illustrated by Bryan Collier
2008, Henry Holt
40 pages, recommended for ages 9 to 12
ISBN 9780805082647 $16.95
Frederick Douglass was born into slavery, and then escaped in 1838. His work as an abolitionist brought him into contact with President Abraham Lincoln. This book is about the strong friendship that developed between two national leaders committed to the common goal of ending slavery in the United States.