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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HOP

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

Paterson, Katherine.

Summary: While living on a Vermont poor farm during 1855 and 1856, Jip learns his identity and that of his mother and comes to understand how he arrived at this place.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lodestar Books 1996

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Woodruff, Elvira.

Summary: In 1853, in letters to his older brother, eleven-year-old Levi describes his adventures in the Pennsylvania countryside with his black friend Jupiter and his experiences with the Underground Railroad.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 1998

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FICTION Woodruff

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Pearsall, Shelley

Summary: Samuel, an eleven-year-old Kentucky slave, and Harrison, the elderly slave who helped raise him, attempt to escape to Canada via the Underground Railroad. Eleven-year-old Samuel was born as Master Hackler's slave, and working the Kentucky farm is the only life he's ever known, until one dark night in 1859, that is. With no warning, cranky old Harrison, a fellow slave, pulls Samuel from his bed...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2002

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION Pearsall

Porter, Connie Rose

Summary: After the Civil War ends, Addy desperately hopes that her family will be reunited in freedom in Philadelphia, but the future may hold both happiness and heartache.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pleasant Co. 1994

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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 Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE WIN

Curtis, Christopher Paul

Summary: When his poor sharecropper father is killed in an accident and leaves the family in debt, twelve-year-old Little Charlie agrees to accompany fearsome plantation overseer Cap'n Buck north in pursuit of people who have stolen from him; Cap'n Buck tells Little Charlie that his father's debt will be cleared when the fugitives are captured, which seems like a good deal until Little Charlie comes...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC CUR

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Curtis 2018

Hering, Marianne

Summary: "In Rescue on the River, the third book in a three-part story arc focusing on Civil War America, cousins Patrick and Beth attend Abraham Lincoln's inauguration and discover that their friend's brother Kitch is a slave in South Carolina. The cousins search for Kitch as they travel down the Combahee River with Harriet Tubman. They help with the secret mission of the Second South Carolina...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC HER

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC BUR

Dunbar, Erica Armstrong

Summary: "A National Book Award Finalist for Non-Fiction, Never Caught is the eye-opening narrative of Ona Judge, George and Martha Washington's runaway slave, who risked everything for freedom. Now in a Young Readers Edition"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2019

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