A School for Pompey Walker

A School for Pompey Walker

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Pompey Walker dreams of going to school, but as a slave in the 1830s, this is only a dream, until slavery-hating Jeremiah Walker, son-in-law of the plantation owner, buys Pompey’s freedom. Together, they devise and carry out a plan to get money to found a school for black children. Inspired by a newspaper account of an Ohio man’s experiences, as well as the recollections of former slaves, this tale recounts an unforgettable and harrowing journey of the human spirit.
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  • 9-12
  • Hardback
  • 208.28 x 256.54 x 10.16mm | 408.23g
  • HOUGHTON MIFFLIN
  • Singapore
  • English
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 015200114X
  • 9780152001148

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