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Freedom River by Doreen Rappaport
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May 11, 12

Read in May, 2012

This is a partial biography of John Parker. John Parker was a slave who was taken from his mother and sold at age eight. He then bought his freedom and became a successful businessman. He help many slaves escape to reach freedom. This story is a scenario on how he helped a family escape. I think this is a great story for children to learn about the underground railroad and slavery.
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