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When ten-year-old Manda interrupts a midnight delivery, she discovers her parents' involvement in the Underground Railroad and makes her own contribution to a fugitive slave's freedom.
Posted January 8, 2001
A gripping, suspenseful story that will keep even the most reluctant of young readers reading. A story set at the time of the Underground Railroad that emphasizes the vital importance of literacy and the transcendent power of friendship. With its many pertinent themes, this is a perfect book for grades 3-5.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.