What Was the Underground Railroad?

What Was the Underground Railroad?

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by Yona Zeldis McDonough, Lauren Mortimer, James Bennett
     
 

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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 80See more details below

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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!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780698159730
Publisher:
Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date:
12/26/2013
Series:
What Was...? Series
Sold by:
Penguin Group
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
112
Sales rank:
214,589
Lexile:
710L (what's this?)
File size:
43 MB
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This product may take a few minutes to download.
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

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