Frederick Douglass: The Lion Who Wrote History

Frederick Douglass: The Lion Who Wrote History

by Walter Dean Myers

In this picture book biography, the late New York Times bestselling author Walter Dean Myers and acclaimed artist Floyd Cooper take readers on an inspiring journey through the life of Frederick Douglass. Frederick Douglass was a self-educated slave in the South who grew up to become an icon. He was a leader of the abolitionist movement, a celebrated writer, an esteemed speaker, and a social reformer, proving that, as he said, “Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.” The story of one of America’s most revered figures is brought to life by the text of award-winning author Walter Dean Myers and the sweeping, lush illustrations of artist Floyd Cooper.


Ages: 8-10
Illustrated by: Floyd Cooper
ISBN: 9780060277093
Price: $17.99
Published by: HarperCollins Children's Books

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