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Who comes with cannons?

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Publisher:
Morrow Junior Books,
Pub. Date:
c1992.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
IL: MG - BL: 4.8 - AR Pts: 5
Lexile measure:
760L
Description
When Truth Hopkins's father dies, she goes to live with her uncle and his family on their North Carolina farm. Like Truth, the Bardwells are Quakers. They oppose slavery but refuse to take up arms in the civil war that is now being waged to end this inhuman institution. Then one day, a runaway slave takes refuge on the Bardwell farm and, to Truth's amazement, her uncle hides him from the slave catchers. Even more puzzling, he asks her to accompany him when he deliverswagonload of hay to a neighbor late: that night.

This ride, and the wagon's real cargo, involve Truth in a mysterious and dangerous underground movement -- and reveal how she can help further the cause of freedom without the use of a rifle.

Patricia Beatty, best-selling author and winner of the Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction, takes readers on an unforgettable trip aboard the Underground Railroad. Her powerful story of the Civil War captures the secrecy, suspense, and heroism of this little-known chapter in America's history and will long be remembered by readers.

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ISBN:
9780688110284
Reading Level:
MG
Level 4.8, 5 Points
Lexile measure:
760L
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Full title who comes with cannons
Author beatty patricia
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-21 23:05:26PM
Last Indexed 2018-05-25 01:02:52AM

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subject_facet Historical fiction, Quakers -- Fiction, Underground railroad. -- Fiction, United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. -- Fiction
title_display Who comes with cannons?
title_full Who comes with cannons? / by Patricia Beatty
title_short Who comes with cannons?
topic_facet Fiction, Historical fiction, History, Quakers, Underground railroad