Rosetta, Rosetta, Sit by Me
Linda Walvoord, author
Eric Velasquez, illustrator
Published October 1st 2004 by Two Lions
ISBN 0761451714 (9780761451716)
Rosetta, Rosetta, Sit By Me is a well written read that follow's Frederick Douglas's eldest daughter in her first experiences, not only in school, but in an all white school. This is a must read for anyone studying history and Civil War history. The book shows Frederick Douglas's views on education as well as how Rosetta thrives and continues her own education. The book includes a time line of important dates in Frederick's and Rosetta's lives. The black and white illustrations by Eric Velasquez are amazing. This is an excellent choice for a book to read independently and names other important historical figures.