Come August, come freedom : the bellows, the gallows, and the black general Gabriel
Source:Candlewick, Volume 1st, Somerville, Mass., p.231 (2012)
Call Number:Cubb Curr PS3601 .M33 C66 2012
Keywords:African Americans--Fiction, approximately 1775-1800--Juvenile fiction, Gabriel, Historical fiction, JUVENILE FICTION / Historical / United States / 19th Century, JUVENILE FICTION / People & Places / United States / African American, JUVENILE FICTION / Social Issues / Prejudice & Racism, Prosser, Prosser, Gabriel, ca. 1775-1800--Fiction, Slave insurrections--Fiction, Slavery--Fiction, Virginia--History--1775-1865--Fiction
Summary: Imagines the childhood and youth of "Prosser's Gabriel", a courageous and intelligent blacksmith in post-Revolutionary Richmond, Virginia, who roused thousands of African-American slaves like himself to rebel.
Ages 15 and up