Summary: "Young Hiram Walker was born into bondage. When his mother was sold away, Hiram was robbed of all memory of her--but was gifted with a mysterious power. Years later, when Hiram almost drowns in a river, that same power saves his life. This brush with death births an urgency in Hiram and a daring scheme: to escape from the only home he's ever known. So begins an unexpected journey that takes...
Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2019
Copies Available at East Bay1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC COA
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...
Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2016
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC BUR
Copies Available at Peninsula1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC BUR
Summary: Contains three novels on the topics of slavery, romance, and changes in the lifestyles in an old small town.
Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 1982
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STO
Copies Available at Interlochen1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC STO
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.
Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2019