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Escape from slavery: five journeys to freedom

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1st ed.
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IL: MG - BL: 5 - AR Pts: 3


Eliza and her baby, running across the ice. Selena and Cornelia Jackson, masquerading as boys. Henry Box Brown, shipping himself north in a wooden crate. Jane Johnson, risking everything to testify against her former owner in court. Ellen Craft, posing as her husband's owner.

Escaping from slavery against overwhelming odds, these people were helped by courage, ingenuity, and the informal network known as the Underground Railroad. Here are their gripping stories, told by Doreen Rappaport, illustrated by Charles Lilly, and accompanied by information about slave laws of the era, key Underground Railroad leaders, and a bibliography.

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Full title escape from slavery five journeys to freedom
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Last Update 2018-05-17 23:09:04PM
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subject_facet Fugitive slaves -- United States -- Juvenile literature, Underground railroad -- Juvenile literature
title_display Escape from slavery : five journeys to freedom
title_full Escape from slavery : five journeys to freedom / by Doreen Rappaport ; illustrated by Charles Lilly
title_short Escape from slavery :
title_sub five journeys to freedom
topic_facet Fugitive slaves, Underground railroad