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McDonough, Yona Zeldis.

Summary: "No one knows where the term Underground Railroad came from--there were no trains or tracks, only "conductors" who helped escaping slaves to freedom. Including real stories about "passengers" on the "Railroad," this book chronicles slaves' close calls with bounty hunters, exhausting struggles on the road, and what they sacrificed for freedom. With black-and-white illustrations throughout and a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.7 MCD

McDonough, Yona Zeldis.

Summary: A biography of the ninteenth-century woman who escaped slavery and helped many other slaves get to freedom on the Underground Railroad.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 TUB

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 TUB

Evans, Shane.

Summary: "A stellar introduction to the Underground Railroad, narrated by a group of slaves. Readers experience the fugitives' escape, their long nighttime journey punctuated by meetings with friends and enemies, and their final glorious arrival in a place of freedom."--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2010

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.7115 EVA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J973.7 EVA

Ford, Carin T.

Summary: Explains the early plight of the slaves and their run for freedom during and after the Civil War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow 2004

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Rau, Dana Meachen

Summary: Examines the life of the nineteenth-century author famous for the novel "Uncle Tom's Cabin," which denounced slavery and intensified the disagreement between the North and South.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BASKET STOWE

Cline-Ransome, Lesa.

Summary: "Words Set Me Free is the inspiring story of young Frederick Douglass's path to freedom through reading"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 DOU

Tackach, James.

Summary: Focuses on the trial of the abolitionist who was hanged for treason and murder following his attempt to capture a military arsenal and arm the slaves for revolt.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lucent Books 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7116 Tacka

Dunn, Joeming W.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Magic Wagon 2007

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J FIC DUN

Hudson, Wade.

Summary: Describes the timeline of history, starting with when the first slaves were brought to America through the end of the Civil War. Details the important persons and events that led to the founding of the underground railroad, and shows what an important part it played in the eventual freeing of the slaves.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.7115 HUD

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