Hope's Gift

Hope's Gift

Picture Book - 2012
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A runaway slave during the Civil War, Hope's father returns after the Emancipation Proclamation as a member of the U.S. Colored Troops.
Publisher: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, c2012
ISBN: 9780399160011
Branch Call Number: JP LYONS
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Tate, Don


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Before fleeing the plantation, Hope's father tells her that the sound of freedom is found in the conch shell he gives her. Listening to it keeps Hope optimistic until Papa comes to rescue them as a member of the U.S. Colored Troops after the Emancipation Proclamation.

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