Night Running

Night Running

by Elisa Carbone, Earl B. Lewis

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Overview

It's 1838, and James has made a secret plan to escape Master Graham’s farm–and slavery. James tells his dog Zeus he has to stay behind: he’s simply too noisy to bring along on a dangerous nighttime journey. But when two white men capture James soon after he runs, he’s grateful his faithful hunting dog didn’t obey. Zeus has followed behind, and the scrappy hound rescues James from his captors. An author’s note describes the real life inspiration behind the book: James Smith, a slave who escaped with the help of his dog and went on to become a farmer and Baptist minister.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780375987274
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
Publication date: 01/10/2012
Sold by: Random House
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 40
Sales rank: 864,217
File size: 10 MB
Age Range: 5 - 8 Years

About the Author

ELISA CARBONE is an acclaimed novelist whose historical fiction has earned her an ALA Notable Book, an ALA Best Books for Young Adults, and the Jefferson Cup Award. This is her first picture book.

E. B. LEWIS is the award-winning illustrator of more than 25 books for children, including Joe-Joe's First Flight by Natasha Anastasia Tarpley; Talkin' About Bessie by Nikki Grimes, winner of the Coretta Scott King Book Award for Illustration; and Coming on Home Soon by Jacqueline Woodson, a Caldecott Honor Book. He lives in New Jersey.

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