Frederick Douglass was a man of decision. He decided to escape from slavery, devote his life to the abolitionist cause, and fight for the freedoms of his people. Frederick Douglass was a man of principle. He believed in equal rights and worked tirelessly to defend the rights and freedoms of all Americans. Frederick Douglass was a man of action. He was the forerunner of the American civil rights movement, integrating places he went, instigating change in the cause of equal rights, and inspiring others to take a stand. Frederick Douglass believed one person can make a difference in our world, and he did. Share Frederick Douglass for Kids with the students in your classroom, library, or school. Encourage them to follow the example of this true American hero. Today’s youth and tomorrow’s America will never be the same!

* Author Visits
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* Teacher’s Guide
Reproducible worksheets and fun activities are available on this free, downloadable pdf file.
Download each page and print them out for use in your classroom.

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Page 1 Discussion Questions

Page 2 Graphic Organizer

Page 3 Black Abolitionists

Page 4 Letter

Page 5 Historic Marker

Page 6 Venn Diagram

Page 7 Black Abolitionists

* Printable Bookmarks
Download these free bookmarks and print them out. You can laminate them individually or front to back to make double-sided bookmarks. Perfect for distributing in the library or to your students during Black History month or during your study about Frederick Douglass, the Civil War era, or early civil rights leaders.

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* Printable Instant Book
Download and print out this Printable Instant Book that’s perfect for distributing in the library or to your students in the classroom!

* Printable Flyer
Download this printable flyer to help spread the word about this book! Distribute to students to take home. Hand it out at the library for suggested reading. Share it with co-workers and friends. Help get this inspirational and informative book into the hands and hearts of educators, families, and students alike.
Frederick Douglass for Kids Printable Flyer

* Virtual Book Tour
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