Coverart for item
The Resource Alec's primer, by Mildred Pitts Walter ; illustrated by Larry Johnson

Alec's primer, by Mildred Pitts Walter ; illustrated by Larry Johnson

Label
Alec's primer
Title
Alec's primer
Statement of responsibility
by Mildred Pitts Walter ; illustrated by Larry Johnson
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A young slave's journey to freedom begins when a plantation owner's granddaughter teaches him how to read. Based on the childhood of Alec Turner (1845-1923) who escaped from slavery by joining the Union Army during the Civil War and later became a landowner in Vermont
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Walter, Mildred Pitts
Dewey number
[E]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.W17125
LC item number
Al 2004
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Johnson, Larry
Series statement
The Vermont Folklife Center children's book series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Slavery
  • African Americans
  • Reading
  • Slavery
  • African Americans
  • Reading
Target audience
primary
Label
Alec's primer, by Mildred Pitts Walter ; illustrated by Larry Johnson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Vermont Folklife Center book"--Cover
Control code
ocm53954196
Dimensions
21 x 26 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9780916718206
Lccn
2003027716
Other control number
9780916718206
Other physical details
col. ill.
Label
Alec's primer, by Mildred Pitts Walter ; illustrated by Larry Johnson
Publication
Note
"A Vermont Folklife Center book"--Cover
Control code
ocm53954196
Dimensions
21 x 26 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9780916718206
Lccn
2003027716
Other control number
9780916718206
Other physical details
col. ill.

Library Locations

    • Anacostia LibraryBorrow it
      1800 Good Hope Road SE, Washington, DC, 20020, US
      38.86598050000001 -76.9785383
    • Benning (Dorothy I. Height) LibraryBorrow it
      3935 Benning Rd. NE, Washington, DC, 20019, US
      38.8941177 -76.9478286
    • Tenley-Friendship LibraryBorrow it
      4450 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Washington, DC, 20016, US
      38.9476208 -77.0799279
    • Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) LibraryBorrow it
      1630 7th St. NW, Washington, DC, 20001, US
      38.9123733 -77.022493
Processing Feedback ...