Seven Miles to Freedom: The Robert Smalls Story


Seven Miles to Freedom: The Robert Smalls Story by Brand: Lee n Low Books at Cmc Schools. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. Robert Smalls stood at the Planter's wheel. Only seven miles of water lay between the ship and the Union blockade. For Robert, his family, and his crewmates, reaching the blockade would mean a chance at freedom. Growing up a slave in South Carolina, Robert Smalls had always dreamed of the moment freedom would be within his grasp. Now it was here, and all the lives aboard the Planter were in Robert's hands. With precision and daring, he would have to navigate past the forts ahead and steer the


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Robert Smalls stood at the Planter's wheel. Only seven miles of water lay between the ship and the Union blockade. For Robert, his family, and his crewmates, reaching the blockade would mean a chance at freedom. Growing up a slave in South Carolina, Robert Smalls had always dreamed of the moment freedom would be within his grasp. Now it was here, and all the lives aboard the Planter were in Robert's hands. With precision and daring, he would have to navigate past the forts ahead and steer the ship to the safety of the Union fleet. Just one miscalculation could be deadly, but for Robert and the others it was a risk worth taking. Seven Miles to Freedom is a compelling account of the daring escape of Robert Smalls, a slave steamboat wheelman who would become one of the Civil War's greatest heroes. His steadfast courage in the face of adversity serves a model for all who must overcome the seemingly insurmountable.

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Brand: Lee n Low Books
Manufacturer:
Lee & Low Books
Category:
Boats & Ships
EAN:
9781600602320
ISBN:
1600602320
Author:
Janet Halfmann
Publisher:
Lee & Low Books
Creator:
Duane Smith
Publication Date:
2008-04-30
Binding:
Hardcover
Item Weight:
1.07 pounds
Item Size:
0.5 x 10.5 x 9 inches
Package Weight:
0.4 pounds
Package Size:
9.1 x 0.5 x 10.8 inches

 


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