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2021 Irma Black Honor 
Cover of Bread for Words a Frederick Douglass Story written by Shana Keller


Photo of illustrator Kayla Stark
Sketch of Frederick Douglass drawn by Kayla Stark

Frederick Douglass Papers

(Library of Congress)

Frederick Douglass Timeline

(African American History of Western New York)

Banner and link of Gilder Lehrman's story time of Bread for Words
Irma Black Honor Award emblem

An Irma Black Honor Book Award

"Why am I a slave? Why are some people slaves and others masters? These were perplexing questions and very troublesome to my childhood. Then I found, too, that there were puzzling exceptions to this theory of slavery, in the fact that all black people were not slaves..."

Portrait of Frederick Douglass
~Frederick Douglass

Who was Frederick Douglass?

Short documentary for children about Frederick Douglass by Free School. 

Frederick's Three Autobiographies:

Cover of Frederick Douglass Narrative biography

Library of Congress

Cover of My Bondage My Freedom written by Frederick Douglass

Project Gutenberg

Cover of Life and Times written by Frederick Douglass

Library of Liberty

Bread for Words read by Hamilton actor Simon Longnight.

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