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Martha's Freedom Train
Martha's Freedom Train is a historical fiction story written for those above the age of 10. It isn't easy, but Martha and her parents escape slavery with the help of many kind conductors for the Underground Railroad-an escape route set up by people of all colors. After many weeks, they find an entrance to a station hidden securely in a hill. A station is where caring peopl ...more
Paperback, 100 pages
Published May 21st 2009 by Authorhouse
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Jul 23, 2009 Joyce rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: children 10 and above
"Martha’s Freedom Train", by C. LaRene Hall, tells the tale of a young slave girl before the American Civil War. Fearful that their master’s attentions are turning too uncomfortably towards their daughter, Martha’s parents decide to flee the plantation with her and travel the Underground Railroad in a bid for freedom in the North. Unfortunately, the frigid temperatures the family is forced to navigate causes Martha’s mother to contract pneumonia. Martha’s father is faced with a difficult choice: ...more