Frederick Douglass: The Lion Who Wrote History | Storytime Read Aloud
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Follow along as illustrator Floyd Cooper reads Frederick Douglass: The Lion Who Wrote History, the inspiring picture book biography of one of America’s most revered figures.
Frederick Douglass was born into slavery in the South, taught himself to read, and grew up to become an icon. He was a leader of the abolitionist movement, a celebrated writer, an esteemed speaker, and a social reformer, proving that “once you learn to read, you will be forever free.”
The story of one of America’s most revered figures is brought to life by the text of award-winning author Walter Dean Myers and the sweeping, lush illustrations of artist Floyd Cooper. This picture book biography draws on Frederick Douglass’s autobiographies and includes a timeline, making it an excellent source for reports.
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