9780689822483

Zack

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  • ISBN13:

    9780689822483

  • ISBN10:

    0689822480

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1999-06-01
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing

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Summary

The son of a Jewish father and black mother, high school senior Zack has never been allowed to meet his mother's family, but after doing a research project on a former slave, he travels from his home in Canada to Natchez, Mississippi to find his grandfather.

Author Biography

William Bell is the author of Crabbe's Journey and Forbidden City, which has been translated into eight languages. He holds master's degrees in both literature and education. Currently the head of English at Orillia Collegiate, Ontario, he has also taught at the University of British Columbia as well as colleges in Beijing and Harbin in China.

Table of Contents

Contents

Introduction: The Northwest Territory

Black Pathfinders and Native Americans

War, Race, and Slavery in the Ohio Valley

Pioneer Farmers of the Ohio Valley

The Determination of Sarah Jane Woodson

Peter H. Clark's Cincinnati

A Railroad's "Fierce Passions"

The Malvins of Cleveland

The Fight for Liberty in Indiana

"Warfare and Strife" in Illinois

The "Order of the Men of Oppression"

The Iowa of Alexander Clark

Wisconsin Battles "The Heel of Oppression"

The Greys of Minnesota

From Missouri to Kansas: The Odyssey of Henry Clay Bruce

From "Alien and Stranger" to U.S. Army Officer

Endnotes

Bibliography

Index

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