Lottie's Courage: A Contraband Slave's Story
This historical novel is based on memoirs and other records describing the experiences of runaway slaves who found refuge at Fortress Monroe in Virginia during the Civil War. Life among the contraband slaves provides the setting for Lottie's struggle to overcome her fears and keep alive the hope that someday she will find her mother. Winner of the 2005 Beacon of Freedom award.
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