Lottie's Courage: A Contraband Slave's Story

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White Mane Kids, Feb 1, 2003 - Juvenile Fiction - 201 pages
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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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Phyllis Hall Haislip has a Ph.D in history and has spent more than 20 years as a college history teacher. She always loved history because she loves stories, and history has the word "story" in it. She enjoyed teaching college history, but not as much as she has enjoyed writing for kids. She loves meeting readers00and even gets hugs!

When she's not writing or visiting schools, Haislip goes on long hikes, carrying a 20-pound backpack on a medieval pilgrimage route in France and Spain.

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