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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Grimes, Nikki.

Summary: In this imaginative biographical story, Harriet Tubman and Susan B. Anthony sit down over a cup of tea in 1904 to reminisce about their struggles and triumphs in the service of freedom and women's rights.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile book on CD, Call number: CD J Fiction Grimes 2015

Messner, Kate

Summary: This time the mysterious box that Ranger the Golden retriever found transports him to a Maryland plantation before the Civil War, where he must help a young house slave named Sarah and her younger brother Jesse find their way to the underground railroad and North to freedom, before Jesse is sold to a plantation further South.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC MES

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MES

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

McMann, Lisa.

Summary: "Dak, Sera, and Riq return to the United States and walk right into a deadly trap. The year is 1850 and the nation is divided over the issue of slavery. In these dark days, the Underground Railroad provides a light of hope, helping runaway slaves escape to freedom. But the SQ has taken control of the Underground Railroad from within. Now Dak and Sera are left wondering who to trust...while Riq...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2013

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC MCM

Meister, Cari.

Summary: Peg Leg Joe travels from plantation to plantation singing the Drinking Gourd song that will guide slaves to freedom in the North.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Picture Window Books 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MEI

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Draper, Sharon M. (Sharon Mills)

Summary: From a map Ziggy and his friends discover an old tunnel that was once used as a safe haven by escaped slaves. While checking out the tunnel, the trap door gets stuck and the boys are forced to use the old, dark, damp tunnels that just may be haunted.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2011

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Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux.

Summary: Tells the story of a young girl's dramatic escape from slavery via the Underground Railroad, from the perspective of her beloved rag doll.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carolrhoda Books 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE NEL

Levine, Ellen.

Summary: A fictionalized account of how in 1849 a Virginia slave, Henry "Box" Brown, escapes to freedom by shipping himself in a wooden crate from Richmond to Philadelphia.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2007

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE LEV

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

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

Hale, Nathan

Summary: Araminta Ross was born a slave in Delaware in the early 19th century. Slavery meant that her family could be ripped apart at any time, and that she could be put to work in dangerous places and for abusive people. But north of the Mason-Dixon line, slavery was illegal. If she could run away and make it north without being caught or killed, she'd be free. Facing enormous danger, Araminta made it,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J GRAPHIC HAL

Monjo, F. N.

Summary: Set in New England before the Civil War, this story describes the way in which Tommy Fuller and his father help a family of slaves escape.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTrophy 1993

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE MON

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J MA C1

Grimes, Nikki

Summary: In this imaginative biographical story, Harriet Tubman and Susan B. Anthony sit down over a cup of tea in 1904 to reminisce about their struggles and triumphs in the service of freedom and women's rights.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC GRI

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

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

McKissack, Pat

Summary: In 1859 twelve-year-old Clotee, a house slave who must conceal the fact that she can read and write, records in her diary her experiences and her struggle to decide whether to escape to freedom.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 1997

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC MCK

Cole, Henry

Summary: In this wordless picture book, a young Southern farm girl discovers a runaway slave hiding behind the corn crib in the barn and decides to help him.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE COL

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE COL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE COL

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