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Escape to Freedom : The Underground Railroad Adventures of Callie and William
by Barbara Brooks Simon


Overview - The year is 1858, and a 14-year old house servant named Callie and another young slave named William attempt a daring escape on the Underground Railroad. Traveling by night, these brave teens come across things they cannot believe, such as an African-American newspaper published by escaped slave Frederick Douglass, all the while amazingly avoiding capture.  Read more...

 
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Overview
The year is 1858, and a 14-year old house servant named Callie and another young slave named William attempt a daring escape on the Underground Railroad. Traveling by night, these brave teens come across things they cannot believe, such as an African-American newspaper published by escaped slave Frederick Douglass, all the while amazingly avoiding capture.
Barbara Brooks weaves fact-based oral histories of the fictional characters Callie and William with rich period photographs, maps, and/or illustrations on every page, that place the adventures squarely within the era.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780792265511
  • ISBN-10: 0792265513
  • Publisher: National Geographic Society
  • Publish Date: February 2004
  • Page Count: 40
  • Reading Level: Ages 8-12
  • Dimensions: 9.02 x 7.02 x 0.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25 pounds

Series: I Am American

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Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > History - United States/19th Century

 
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