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Kathleen Van Cleve

Biography

Kathleen Van Cleve

Kathleen Van Cleve

Books by Kathleen Van Cleve

by Erica Armstrong Dunbar and Kathleen Van Cleve - African American Interest, Biography, Children's, Children's 9-13, Children's Nonfiction, History, Prejudice , Racism

In this incredible narrative, Erica Armstrong Dunbar reveals a fascinating and heartbreaking behind-the-scenes look at the Washingtons’ when they were the First Family --- and an in-depth look at their slave, Ona Judge, who dared to escape from one of the nation’s Founding Fathers. Born into a life of slavery, Ona Judge eventually grew up to be George and Martha Washington’s “favored” dower slave. When she was told that she was going to be given as a wedding gift to Martha Washington’s granddaughter, Ona made the bold and brave decision to flee to the north, where she would be a fugitive.