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My name is Henry Bibb

Afua Cooper

My name is Henry Bibb

a story of slavery and freedom

by Afua Cooper

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Kids Can Press in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Abolitionists,
  • Slaves,
  • Juvenile fiction,
  • African Americans,
  • Biography,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Accelerated Reader MG 5.6 4 4 132508

    StatementAfua Cooper
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.C66 M9 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination160 p.
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27121566M
    ISBN 10155337813X
    ISBN 109781553378136
    OCLC/WorldCa282531093

      Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Henry Bibb books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Henry Bibb () was born in Shelby County, Kentucky. His father was state senator James Bibb, and his mother was a slave named Mildred Jackson who worked for Willard Gatewood. Henry Bibb was married twice, once before his escape to a slave named Malinda, and again after his escape to a woman named Mary Miles.

    Henry Bibb became a pivotal leader in the abolitionist movement by using the power of the written word to publish Canada’s first Black newspaper, “The Voice of the Fugitive”. This moving novel depicts Henry’s life from a child fathered by a slave owner to a brave young man fighting for liberty. Henry Bibb was born into slavery. He married Malinda who was a slave of William Gatewood. Gatewood would purchase Henry and was angered at Bibb's multiple escapes. He eventually sold off the whole lot of Bibbs, Henry, Malinda and their child Frances, as punishiment for Bibb's continual plans for Burial: Saint Johns Anglican Church Cemetery, Windsor, .

      By interspersing the narrative with Wheatley’s own poems, younger readers also get a powerful literary lesson, as well. Also available by Cooper is My Name is Henry Bibb, posted below. Readers: Middle Grade, Young Adult. Published: Henry Bibb was born in Kentucky in to an enslaved mother, and it was rumored that his father was the white Kentucky state senator James Bibb. When he was in his late 20s, Henry Bibb managed to make his way to Detroit, and from there, he slipped over the border to Canada, where he settled and founded an anti-slavery publication.


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My Name Is Henry Bibb book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Often shocking, always compelling, Afua Cooper's novel is base /5(8). My Name Is Henry Bibb: A Story of Slavery and Freedom Hardcover – September 1, by Afua Cooper (Author) out of 5 stars 3 ratings.

See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from /5(3). My Name Is Henry Bibb A Story of Slavery and Freedom (Book): Cooper, Afua: Based on historical facts and Bibb's own writings, the story of a young slave's perilous journey to freedom.

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This site is like a library, Use My name is Henry Bibb book box in the widget to get ebook that you want. My Name is Henry Bibb: A Story of Slavery and Freedom written by Afua Cooper Kids Can Press, (hc) $ for Grades 5 to 9 Fiction--Black American history--Slavery [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Henry Bibb was born in Kentucky in   My Name Is Henry Bibb A Story Of Slavery And Freedom (Book): Cooper, Afua: Based on historical facts and Bibb's own writings, the story of a young slave's perilous journey to freedom.

Her dissertation, "Doing Battle in Freedoms Cause", is a biographical study of Henry Bibb, a 19th-century African-American abolitionist who Born in Westmoreland, Jamaica, Cooper grew up in Kingston, Jamaica, and migrated to Toronto in /5.

Her books include My Name Is Phillis Wheatley, My Name Is Henry Bibb and The Hanging of Angélique: The Untold Story of Canadian Slavery and the Burning of Old Montréal.

Customer reviews. out of 5 stars. out of 5. 2 customer ratings. 5 star 47% (47%) 47% /5(2). Buy My Name Is Henry Bibb: A Story of Slavery and Freedom by Afua Cooper online at Alibris.

We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $ - $ My Name Is Henry Bibb: A Story of Slavery and Freedom Written by Afua Cooper Toronto: Kids Can Press, * $ HC (jacket & PLC) pages, 5 1/2" x 7 1/4" IL: Ages 11 and up RL: Grades Henry Bibb () was an author and abolitionist who started out life as a slave.

The fact that this book is just one more written about the struggle for freedom of American slaves does not take away from the good story that is told. Henry Bibb is a real person. Maybe that is part of why I liked this book so much.

In the back of my mind I knew that this is a real, historical person who lived, breathed and died/5(2). Get this from a library. My name is Henry Bibb: a story of slavery and freedom. [Afua Cooper] -- Based on historical facts and Bibb's own writings, the story of a young slave's perilous journey to freedom.

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Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. Henry Walton Bibb ( in Shelby County, Kentucky – ) was an American author and abolitionist who was born a escaping from slavery to Canada, he founded an abolitionist newspaper, The Voice of the returned to the US and lectured against slavery.

MY NAME IS HENRY BIBB. A Story of Slavery and Freedom. by quickly summarizes his later work as an abolitionist, Henry’s narrative suffers from its abrupt end. The companion, My Name Is Phillis Wheatley (ISBN: ), is much better crafted, starting with her childhood in West Africa.

An excellent and age-appropriate account of Author: Afua Cooper. Although this book is a work of historical fiction, it is based on Afua Cooper's research and Henry Bibb's autobiography which was also the topic of her PhD dissertation. * InHenry Bibb was a born a slave in Kentucky.

Mildred Jackson was his mother, and Henry's father, James Bibb, was Mildred's and Henry's owner and, therefore, master.

Henry Bibb enters African American autobiographical literature as the author of one of these distinctive antebellum works. Bibb was born a slave in in Shelby County, Kentucky, and as a youth he was frequently hired out as a house servant to the owners of Brand: Henry Bibb.

My Name is Henry Bibb: A Story of Slavery and Freedom by Afua Cooper A fictionalized biography of a heroic young man born into slavery in and determined against all odds to be free. With the history of slaveowners abusing their women slaves reflected in. LIFE OF HENRY BIBB. CHAPTER I.

Sketch of my ParentageEarly separation from my Mother--Hard FareFirst Experiments at running awayEarnest longing for FreedomAbhorrent nature of Slavery. I was born Mayof a slave mother, in Shelby County, Kentucky, and was claimed as the property of David White Esq.

Henry L. Bibb was born on month dayat birth place, Kansas, to Henry Bibb and Fannie J. Bibb. Henry had 10 siblings: Sarah Bibb, May Bibb and 8 other .My Name is Phillis Wheatley: A Story of Slavery and Freedom and My Name is Henry Bibb: A Story of Slavery and Freedom Afua Cooper Kids Can Press, Toronto, It is not surprising that authors are drawn to stories about the power of the written word.

Especially amongst those who write fiction for young adults, there seems to be a passion to.Henry's courageous life is described in intimate detail and young readers will learn about everyday slave life on a plantation and in towns and cities, the coded language of slave escapes and the dangerous routes over land and water to safe Henry Bibb moves from boyhood to manhood, he knows that one day he will "fly away" as in the.