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Carton, Evan. Patriotic Treason: John Brown and the Soul of America. New York, NY: Free Press, 2006.
Drescher, Seymour. Abolition: A History of Slavery and Antislavery. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009.
Hartman, Saidiya. Lose Your Mother: A Journey Along the Atlantic Slave Route, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2007.
Hendrick, Willene. Fleeing For Freedom: Stories of the Underground Railroad as Told by Levi Coffin and William Still. Chicago, IL: Ivan R. Dee, 2004.
Mayer, Henry. All on Fire: William Lloyd Garrison and the Abolition of Slavery. New York, NY: W.W. Norton & Company, 1998.
McBride, James. The Good Lord Bird. New York, NY: Riverhead Books, 2013.
McInnis, Maurie D. Slaves Waiting For Sale: Abolitionist Art and the American Slave Trade. Chicago, IL: The University of Chicago Press, 2011.
Northup Solomon. Twelve Years A Slave. Eakin Create Space Independent Publishing Platform, 2014.
Paulson, Gary. Nightjohn. New York, NY: Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group, 1995.
Perry, Mark. Lift Up Thy Voice: The Grimke Family’s Journey From Slaveholders To Civil Rights Leaders. New York, NY: Penguin Books, 2001.
Rediker, Marcus. The Slave Ship: A Human History. New York: Viking Press, 2007.
Reynolds, David S. Mightier Than The Sword: Uncle Tom’s Cabin and the Battle for America. New York, NY: W.W. Norton & Company Inc., 2011.
Schama, Simon. Rough Crossings: The Slaves, the British, and the American Revolution. New York: Harper Collins, 2006.
Stauffer, John. Giants: The Parallel Lives of Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln. New York, NY: Hatchet Book Group, 2008.
Stowe, Harriet Beecher. Uncle Tom’s Cabin. Boston, MA: John P. Jewett & Company, 1852.
Webber, Christopher L. American Backbone: The Life of James W.C. Pennington, the Slave Who Became One of the First Black Abolitionists. New York, NY: Pegasus Books, 2011.
Wilson, Harriet. Our Nig: or, Sketches From the Life of a Free Black, in a Two-Story White House, North: Showing That Slavery’s Shadows Fall Even There. A Public Domain Book, 1808.