Ben and the Emancipation Proclamation
Based on actual events.
After the Civil War breaks out young Ben finds himself in a slave prison and astonishes his fellow prisoners by reading aloud the newspaper account of Lincoln’s new Emancipation Proclamation. This full-color picture book is based on actual events. (annotation)
Author – Pat Sherman Illustrator – Floyd Cooper
Reading Level – 4.1
Ages – 08 to 11