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Hopkinson, Deborah.

Summary: A young girl flees from the farm where she has been worked as a slave and uses the Underground Railroad to escape to freedom in the north.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2001

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HOP

Woods, Rita

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Summary: "Remembrance...It's a rumor, a whisper passed in the fields and veiled behind sheets of laundry. A hidden stop on the underground road to freedom, a safe haven protected by more than secrecy...if you can make it there. Ohio, present day. A refugee struggling to rebuild her life in America after the devastating Haitian earthquake is suddenly inexplicably bound to a mysterious old woman who is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forge, a Tom Doherty Associates book 2020

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Polacco, Patricia.

Summary: After a fellow slave is beaten to death, Sadie and her family flee the plantation for freedom through the Underground Railroad.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC POL

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Polacco 2009

Smith, Nikki Shannon

Summary: In 1854 in Eastern Maryland twelve-year-old Ann is a slave, grateful that her family is still all together; but when their master, in need of money, decides to sell Ann and her younger brother, their parents decide to take the dangerous step of running away north to freedom--a journey filled with danger, especially since they are not sure how to find the first station on the Underground Railroad.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2019

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED SMI

Winter, Jeanette.

Summary: By following the directions in a song, "The Drinking Gourd," taught them by an old sailor named Peg Leg Joe, runaway slaves journey north along the Underground Railroad to freedom in Canada.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dragonfly Books 1992

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE WIN

Wyeth, Sharon Dennis.

Summary: In 1858, nine-year-old Corey Birdsong and his family, fugitive slaves from Kentucky, build a new life in Amherstburg, Canada, while still hoping to help those they left behind.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2002

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J MA C2

Appelt, Kathi

Summary: The lives of four characters, including cemetery thief Cade Curtis, a runaway slave, and an illegally captured ocelot, flow together across time through their connections to the Houston bayou and an angel carved from Georgia marble.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC APP

Stowe, Harriet Beecher

Summary: "Uncle Tom's Cabin" was revolutionary in 1852 for its passionate indictment of slavery and for its presentation of Tom, "a man of humanity," as the first black hero in American fiction.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A.A. Knopf 1995

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC STO

Lester, Joan Steinau

Summary: Twenty miles from Oakland, California, where fires have led to racial tension, multi-racial fifteen-year-old Nina faces the bigotry of long-time friends, her parents' divorce, and her brother's misbehavior, while learning of her great-great grandmother Sarah's escape from slavery.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zonderkidz 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION LES

Stowe, Harriet Beecher

Summary: Uncle Tom is a high-minded, devoutly Christian black slave to a kind family, the Shelbys. Beset by financial difficulties, the Shelbys sell Tom to a slave trader. Young George Shelby promises to someday redeem him. The story relates Uncle Tom's trials, suffering, and religious fortitude. Uncle Tom's Cabin was revolutionary in 1852 for its passionate indictment of slavery and for its...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio 2010

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Vida, Nina.

Summary: Joseph Kimmel is heading to San Antonio to settle his deceased brother's estate but becomes stranded on the vast open prairie when his horse is stolen. He is rescued by an egocentric Alsatian immigrant, but falls back into trouble when he marries a young blond girl. Running for their lives, Joseph and his new bride head to the hill country, where they hope to build a cattle ranch....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Soho Press 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC VID

Morgan, Robert

Summary: Fleeing the South Carolina plantation where he has spent his entire life, eighteen-year-old slave Jonah Williams uses the stars to escape to the North and is pursued by both slave hunters and a free-spirited fellow slave who believes Jonah can help her secure her own freedom.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC MOR

Hummel, Maria.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HUM

Crafts, Hannah.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Books 2002

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC Crafts

Durham, David Anthony

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DUR

Wyeth, Sharon Dennis.

Summary: A nine-year-old slave keeps a diary of his journey to freedom along the Underground Railroad in 1857.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2001

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J MA C1

Whelan, Gloria.

Summary: On a cold December night, Louis must decide whether to brave the treacherous Detroit River to take a slave family to freedom.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2004

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC WHE

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE WHE

Stowe, Harriet Beecher

Summary: Contains three novels on the topics of slavery, romance, and changes in the lifestyles in an old small town.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 1982

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC STO

Twain, Mark

Summary: Huck tells of his adventures travelling down the Mississippi on a raft with an escaped slave and of the many people they encounter.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 1991

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC TWA

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC TWA
2 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD TWA

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD FICTION Twain

Burg, Ann E.

Summary: The day nine-year-old Grace is called to work in the kitchen in the Big House, everyone warns her to keep her head down and her thoughts to herself, but the more she sees of the oppressive Master and his hateful wife, the more she questions things until one day her thoughts escape--and to avoid being separated she and her family flee into the Dismal Swamp, to join the other escaped slaves who...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC BUR

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC BUR

Porter, Connie Rose

Summary: After their escape from North Carolina to Philadelphia in the summer of 1864, Addy and her mother begin their new life as free people as her mother gets a paying job and Addy goes to school and learns a lesson in true friendship.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pleasant Co. 1993

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3 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC POR

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC POR

Twain, Mark

Summary: Follows Huckleberry Finn's adventures along the Mississippi River with Jim, a runaway slave.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 1984

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC TWA

Phillips, Michael R.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House Publishers 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PHI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Phillips 2003