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What Was the Underground Railroad?
by Yona Zeldis McDonough and Lauren Mortimer


Overview - No one knows where the term Underground Railroad came from--there were no trains or tracks, only "conductors" who helped escaping slaves to freedom. Including real stories about "passengers" on the "Railroad," this book chronicles slaves' close calls with bounty hunters, exhausting struggles on the road, and what they sacrificed for freedom.  Read more...

 
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Overview
No one knows where the term Underground Railroad came from--there were no trains or tracks, only "conductors" who helped escaping slaves to freedom. Including real stories about "passengers" on the "Railroad," this book chronicles slaves' close calls with bounty hunters, exhausting struggles on the road, and what they sacrificed for freedom. With 80 black-and-white illustrations throughout and a sixteen-page black-and-white photo insert, the Underground Railroad comes alive

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780448467122
  • ISBN-10: 0448467127
  • Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap
  • Publish Date: December 2013
  • Page Count: 108
  • Reading Level: Ages 8-12

Series: What Was...

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Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > History - United States/19th Century
Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > History - United States - Civil War Period
Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > People & Places - United States - African-American

 
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