Lost in the Tunnel of Time
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Lost in the Tunnel of Time (Ziggy and the Black Dinosaurs #2)

3.96 of 5 stars 3.96  ·  rating details  ·  50 ratings  ·  8 reviews
In Lost in the Tunnel of Time, the boys discover their hometown was a stop on the Underground Railroad and are excited to explore the part of the tunnel that is right under their school. When a trapdoor slams behind them, locking them in the tunnel, there's only one thing they can do -- plunge deeper and deeper into the darkness. Where will the tunnel lead them? And will t...more
ebook, 112 pages
Published July 12th 2011 by Aladdin (first published 1996)
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Fred Gorrell
Sharon M. Draper is best known for her gritty young adult "urban" titles like Tears of a Tiger, Romiette and Julio, and The Battle of Jericho. While these may be a bit uncomfortable for younger or less mature readers, she has also written novels like Double Dutch with less pain but a still strong connection to urban teen reality . Her Clubhouse Mysteries are for younger readers still, and they are delightful.

This book follows the mis-adventures of some overly-curious boys, probably middle school...more
This children's mystery novel is such an awful stampede of African American cliches that it's almost impossible to take it seriously. It's got a good "premise": best friends band together, form The Black Dinosaurs, solve "mysteries" (where's my sock? Oh, here it is. The end) and have a milk shake afterward. It starts off very promising: "Like cool, sweet milk on a bowl of crunchy cereal, the Thursday morning breeze splashed the crisp, dry leaves under Rico's feet." However, this is where Maya An...more
Mystery and historical fiction for 8-12. A great start to adding more to these categories for this age group.
My rating of four stars for this is primarily in comparison to the other books I've read at this reading level. As a beginning level chapter book it's a winner.

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its about Ziggy and his friends find a underground railroad by following a map so when there in there Ziggy pulls a rope and the trapdoor shuts so they almost find there way out but Afrika Rashawn's dog finds them and leads them out.
Ashley Fricker
Great introduction to Underground Railroad concept. Follows the Black Dinosaurs club as they go on an adventure, finding the ties their own town has to the Underground Railroad
Theronhoward B
It's very nice these kids go back in time to learn about black history
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Sharon M. Draper is a professional educator as well as an accomplished writer. She has been honored as the National Teacher of the Year, is a five-time winner of the Coretta Scott King Literary Award, and is a New York Times bestselling author. She lives in Cincinnati, Ohio.
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