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Underground / Shane W. Evans.
Underground, finding the light to freedom
New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2011.
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Underground railroad -- Fiction.
Fugitive slaves -- Fiction.
Antislavery movements -- Fiction.
Abolitionists -- Fiction.
"A Neal Porter book."
"A stellar introduction to the Underground Railroad, narrated by a group of slaves. Readers experience the fugitives' escape, their long nighttime journey punctuated by meetings with friends and enemies, and their final glorious arrival in a place of freedom."--Amazon.com.
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2012 mock caldecott
Great picture book about the Underground Railroad!
I was immediately struck by the color contrast in this book; the eyes of the escaping slaves and the stars in the sky both practically leap off the page. The end of the book made me want to cheer.
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