Oney Judge: Escape from Slavery and the President's House

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President George Washington and his wife enslaved more than 150 people in the mid-1700s. In 1796, one of their slaves escaped. Her name was Oney "Ona" Judge. Oney Judge: Escape from Slavery and the President's House explores her story and her legacy. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 4
BISACS JNF007110, JNF053140, JNF052040
Genre Nonfiction
Subject History, Social Studies
Copyright 2019
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Core Library
Language English
Number of Pages 48
Season 2018-12-15
ISBN 9781532117732, 9781532170591
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 306.362092
Graphics Full-color photographs, Historical photographs
Dimensions 7.25 x 9.25
Lexile 780
Guided Reading Level S
ATOS Interest Level Not AR
Accelerated Reader® Quiz NOT AR
Features Activities for further learning, Glossary of key words, Primary-source text, Reviewed, and Table of contents
Online Resources FREE! Core Library Connection
FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network

Oney Judge, Arlington Independent School District

Oney Judge was 22 years old and worked as an enslaved seamstress for Martha Washington. The plan was to give her as a wedding present to Eliza, Martha’s granddaughter. She walked out the door while the rest of the house was eating dinner and then boarded a ship heading to New Hampshire.