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If You...Traveled on the Underground Railroad

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Could a slave buy himself? How did you trick a slave hunter after you made it to the North? Why is Canada so important to this period of US history? What would a slave do when she became free?

Presented as a children's book but equally fascinating for adults, this collection organized in a question and answer format provides simple and clear information about the Underground Railroad and what is was really like to ''ride'' to freedom. Accompanying illustrations lend an extraordinatily personal feel to some of the starkest questions about Underground Railroad operations. Take your time paging through this important volume and fully immerse yourself in the struggle and hardships of nineteenth century African American fugitives.

Product Details

  • From the popular If You... series
  • Ages 9-12
  • Dimensions: 9''x7.5''
  • Softcover, 64 pages
  • Written by Ellen Levine
  • Illustrated by Larry Johnson
  • ISBN 978-0590451567

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