Liberty or death : the surprising story of runaway slaves who sided with the British during the American Revolution / by Margaret Whitman Blair

Author(s): Blair, Margaret Whitman
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Subjects: African Americans--History--18th century--Juvenile literature
African American soldiers--History--18th century--Juvenile literature
African American loyalists--History--Juvenile literature
Fugitive slaves--United States--History--18th century--Juvenile literature
Freedmen--United States--History--18th century--Juvenile literature
Slaves--Emancipation--United States--History--18th century--Juvenile literature
Slavery--United States--History--18th century--Juvenile literature
African Americans--History--18th century
African American soldiers--History--18th century
African American loyalists--History
Fugitive slaves--United States--History--18th century
Freedmen--United States--History--18th century
Slavery--United States--History--18th century
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Participation, African American--Juvenile literature
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--African Americans--Juvenile literature
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--British forces--Juvenile literature
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Juvenile, Pre-adolescent (9-13 years old)
Published: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, c2010
LC Classification: E
Physical Description: 64 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 27 cm
Notes: LCCN: 2009026853
ISBN: 9781426305900
ISBN: 1426305907
ISBN: 9781426305917 (lib. bdg.)
ISBN: 1426305915 (lib. bdg.)
Map on lining papers
Summary: Presentation of the little-known story of the American Revolution told from the perspectives of the African-American slaves who fought on the side of the British Royal Army in exchange for a promise of freedom
Includes bibliographical references (p. 61) and index
Contents: Liberty to slaves -- And some joined the Patriots -- War and its aftermath -- Nova Scotia and freedom -- Africa: the promised land
OCLC Number: 320187235
ISBN/ISSN: 9781426305900