North by Night: A Story of the Underground Railroadby Katherine Ayres
So Lucy doesn't hesitate when she is asked to
It's 1851 and Lucy Spencer's family is keeping a secret. Their Ohio home is a station on the Underground Railroad, the network of people and places that helps fugitive slaves escape to freedom in Canada. Lucy believes in what she and her family do to help the fugitives, even if it means putting herself in danger.
So Lucy doesn't hesitate when she is asked to stay with the Widow Aurelia Mercer and help her with a family of runaway slaves hiding in her attic. And she learns so much from her experienceabout growing up, love, and standing on her own. But what will Lucy do when she is asked to make the ultimate sacrifice and leave all she loves behind?
Note: This review was written and published to address two titles-North by Night: A Story of the Underground Railroad, and Bright Freedom's Song: A Story of the Underground Railroad. VOYA Codes: 4Q 3P J (Better than most, marred only by occasional lapses, Will appeal with pushing, Junior High-defined as grades 7 to 9).
Meet the Author
Katherine Ayres is the author of Family Tree, which has been named to several state award lists, and North by Night: A Story of the Underground Railroad. She is a founding member of the Playwright’s Lab at the Pittsburgh Public Theater. She teaches writing at Chatham College, where she also coordinates the Master of Arts program in children’s and adolescent writing.
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A book that makes your heart miss a beat is hard to find, not anymore it isnt! North by night is so pure and is full of history and romance. When you read it you will feel like you are the main charecter Lucy. Lucy a girl becoming a woman finds her self in love with a man and being courted by another she has a advanture that only people dream of and has courage that some of us lack. this is one of my favorite books that i have enjoyed many times reading and hope that you will enjoy it the way i did.
I got this book from a friend and I couldn't put it down it was awesom! I read it twice with in the first week I had it! It was filled with danger, excitment and even a little bit of romance. I had to give her the book back but I am going to bye my own so I can read it again and again!