What Was the Underground Railroad?

What Was the Underground Railroad?

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What Was the Underground Railroad? by Yona Zeldis McDonough, Who HQ, Lauren Mortimer

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: 9780448467122
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 12/26/2013
Series: Penguin What Was... Series
Pages: 112
Sales rank: 44,661
Product dimensions: 5.46(w) x 7.54(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: 710L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Yona Zeldis McDonough (www.yonazeldismcdonough.com) is the author of Who Was Harriet Tubman? and Who Was Rosa Parks?

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What Was the Underground Railroad? 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
EPIC it was really good. Had alot of pics but it had problems turning pages on my nook.
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SCOTT CAWTHON IS RELEASING FNAF 4 ON HALLOWEEN THIS YEAR! (IM NOT KIDDING).
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"SCOTT!" she screamed.
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*Slept in Trish's bed while wearing his new jeans and shirt. He woke up in the morning and had wet the bed.*