Follow the drinking gourd: come along the underground railroad

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Red Chair Press,
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Slavery in the United States became illegal in the 1860s. Before that, many slaves found their way north by following the Big Dipper, or the Drinking Gourd as they called it. Our story begins in 1880 with Old Ellie and Old Sam, two escaped slaves who share their brave story along the path to freedom called the Underground Railroad.

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Grouping Title follow the drinking gourd come along the underground railroad
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series Setting the Stage for Fluency
subject_facet Children's plays, American, Fugitive slaves. -- Drama, Underground railroad. -- Drama, United States -- History -- 1865-1898 -- Drama
title_display Follow the drinking gourd : come along the underground railroad
title_full Follow the drinking gourd : come along the underground railroad / by Wim Coleman and Pat Perrin ; illustrated by Courtney A. Martin
title_short Follow the drinking gourd :
title_sub come along the underground railroad
topic_facet Children's plays, American, Fugitive slaves, History, Underground railroad