Love twelve miles long / by Glenda Armand ; illustrated by Colin Bootman.

(Author). Bootman, Colin, (Added Author).
  • ISBN: 9781600602450 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 1600602452 (hbk.)
  • Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 22 x 27 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Lee & Low Books,

Available copies

  • 1 copy at NOBLE (All Libraries).

Current holds

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Content descriptions

Summary: 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.
Subject: Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895 > Childhood and youth > Fiction.
Slavery > Juvenile fiction.
Mothers and sons > Juvenile fiction.
Slavery > Fiction.
Mothers and sons > Fiction.

Additional Titles

Alternate Title: Love 12 miles long