What Was the Underground Railroad?

What Was the Underground Railroad?


Illustrator: Lauren Mortimer
Illustrator: James Bennett

Format
Ebook
Price
$5.99
 
  • Ebook
  • ISBN 9780698159730
  • 112 Pages
  • Grosset & Dunlap
  • 8-12 years

Overview

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 80 black-and-white illustrations throughout and a sixteen-page black-and-white photo insert, the Underground Railroad comes alive!


From the Trade Paperback edition.

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