Love Twelve Miles Long

Story of love between Frederick Douglass and his mother. Ages 7-9



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“In 1820s Maryland Frederick’s mother who is a slave on a different plantation walks twelve miles each way for a nighttime visit with her son during which she recounts what each mile of the journey represents. Based on the childhood of Frederick Douglass.”(publisher)

Author – Glenda Armand
Illustrator – Colin Bootman
Paperback Ages 7-9
32 pages


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