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What was the Underground Railroad—and who traveled on it? Who was Harriet Tubman and what did she do? This gripping book tells kids all about the perilous journey to escape slavery and finally become free: how long it could take, where the fugitives hid, who helped them, how “stationmasters” sent secret messages, and other fascinating details of the legendary Underground R ...more
Paperback, 32 pages
Published January 6th 2015 by Sterling Children's Books
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Jenny Smith
Feb 11, 2021 rated it it was amazing
We read this book as part of our Black History Month studies. All four of my kids, from age 5 to age 12, really got a lot out of it. Some really great discussions stemmed from this.
Juliana Lee
A must read to understand the institution of slavery and the Underground Railroad in the United States. People, events, and ideas are presented in full with color illustrations, maps, and diagrams to help the young reader grasp this part of our nation's history. The final pages are dedicated to learning more about present day slavery still practiced in parts of the world including South Asia and West Africa. ...more
Deborah Martinez
Mar 23, 2015 rated it it was amazing
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If you have a child who is in elementary school and wants or needs to learn more about The Underground Railroad and Slavery, I would highly recommend this book. It was well written, discussed the the Underground Railroad in detail, along with code words that were used helping enslaved people escape. There was also a nice section on Who worked on the Underground Railroad, and history on each person. A great brief history reminder for myself!
Lynn  Davidson
Jul 14, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I believe this is a very important book for everyone to read. It is filled with information we all should take the opportunity to know, so this is a book not just for children. The author tells about the Underground Railroad and its main courageous leaders to freedom for slaves. It's a very interesting story and well told. The illustrations are wonderful. ...more
Feb 18, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Mary Kay Carson does a wonderful job exploring the underground railroad. Code words, famous conductors,
Janaina Dayan
Um excelente livro para entender um pouco de história da escravidão dos negros nos EUA. Linguagem simples e de fácil compreensão.
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Mary Kay Carson is an award-winning children’s nonfiction author. She has written more than thirty books for young people about wildlife, space, weather, nature, and history. Her recent non-fiction titles include Emi and the Rhino Scientist, about the Cincinnati Zoo's famous rhino mom; Exploring the Solar System, recipient of the 2009 American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Children’s L ...more

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