Carla Killough McClafferty

AUTHOR OF BIOGRAPHY-PLUS NONFICTION BOOKS

NEW BOOK!!! ON SALE DECEMBER 18 --- BURIED LIVES: THE ENSLAVED PEOPLE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON'S MOUNT VERNON

STARRED review in Booklist, " “An enlightening presentation on slavery in the late 1700s.”


A Junior Library Guild Selection!


COMING SOON FROM HOLIDAY HOUSE BOOKS
BURIED LIVES: THE ENSLAVED PEOPLE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON'S MOUNT VERNON

An illuminating look at the complex relationships between George Washington and the enslaved people of Mount Vernon, and the history still being uncovered there.

When he was eleven years old, George Washington inherited ten human beings. His own life has been well chronicled, but the lives of the people he owned–the people who supported his plantation and were buried in unmarked graves there–have not. Using fascinating primary source material and photographs of historical artifacts, Carla McClafferty sheds light on the lives of several people George Washington owned; the property laws of the day that complicated his decision to free them; and the Cemetery Survey, an archeological dig (set to conclude in 2018) that is shaping our understanding of Mount Vernon’s Slave Cemetery. Poignant and thought-provoking, Buried Lives blends the past with the present in a forward-looking account of a haunting piece of American history.

Includes a foreword by Zsun-nee Matema, a descendant one of the enslaved people at Mount Vernon who is highlighted in this book, backmatter outlining the author’s sources, and an index.
Carla Killough McClafferty

ON SALE DECEMBER 18, 2018. Biographies of six, specific enslaved people who lived and worked at Mount Vernon. Based on primary source documents!

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A brief biography of George Washington that covers lesser known details of his life.

NONFICTION BOOKS BY CARLA KILLOUGH MCCLAFFERTY

Six, specific enslaved people who lived and worked at Mount Vernon are highlighted in this book. For the first time, they will move out of the shadows of history and into the spotlight.
An in-depth look at the cutting-edge research on concussions, balanced with the love of the game.
Find out how Mount Vernon gathered experts in the fields of science, history and art to create three figures of George Washington at the ages of 19, 45, and 57.
A unique look at the most famous female scientist of all time.
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This book details the Spiritual battle I faced after my son's death and how God brought me through it-and back to Him. A Christian inspirational book for adults.
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Bible Study Workbook