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Follow the Drinking Gourd : Come Along the Underground Railroad
by Wim Coleman and Pat Perrin and Courtney Martin


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Slavery in the United States became illegal in the 1860s. Before that, many slaves found their way north by following the Big Dipper, or the Drinking Gourd as they called it. Our story begins in 1880 with Old Ellie and Old Sam, two escaped slaves who share their brave story along the path to freedom called the Underground Railroad.  Read more...


 
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Overview

Slavery in the United States became illegal in the 1860s. Before that, many slaves found their way north by following the Big Dipper, or the Drinking Gourd as they called it. Our story begins in 1880 with Old Ellie and Old Sam, two escaped slaves who share their brave story along the path to freedom called the Underground Railroad.


 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781939656100
  • ISBN-10: 1939656109
  • Publisher: Red Chair Press
  • Publish Date: September 2014
  • Page Count: 40
  • Reading Level: Ages 9-12
  • Dimensions: 8.8 x 6.2 x 0.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25 pounds

Series: Setting the Stage for Fluency

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Books > Juvenile Fiction > Historical - United States - Civil War Period (1850-1877)

 
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