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The Underground Railroad : long walk to freedom / Barbara Brooks Simon.

By: Simon, Barbara Brooks
Contributor(s): National Geographic Society (U.S.)
Series: National Geographic reading expeditions: ; Voices from America's past (National Geographic Society (U.S.)): Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic School Pub., c2004Description: 40 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 23 cmSubject(s): Fugitive slaves -- Kentucky | Fugitive slaves -- United States | Slavery -- Kentucky -- History -- 19th century | Underground Railroad
Contents:
Escaping slavery -- Callie runs -- William's escape -- Follow the drinking gourd -- Steal away, steal away -- Aboard the Underground Railroad -- Crossing to Canada.
Summary: Describes the Underground Railroad through stories written by fictional former slaves. Uses authentic photographs and illustrations to portray the living conditions of slaves on plantations, and describes the escape route from the American South to freedom in Canada.
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Originally published: Escape to freedom. 2003.

Escaping slavery -- Callie runs -- William's escape -- Follow the drinking gourd -- Steal away, steal away -- Aboard the Underground Railroad -- Crossing to Canada.

Describes the Underground Railroad through stories written by fictional former slaves. Uses authentic photographs and illustrations to portray the living conditions of slaves on plantations, and describes the escape route from the American South to freedom in Canada.

5-8 Interest level.

M Fountas & Pinnell.

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