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924773
Box : Henry Brown mails himself to freedom by Weatherford, Carole Boston 

BTSB Prebound(Candlewick Press, 2020)

BTSB #: 924773 Available

Dewey: 973/BAges: 7-9   
AR: 5.3 MG F&P: Y

Subjects: Brown, Henry Box,|d1815 or 1816- Slavery Underground railroad Fugitive slaves Shipment of goods - Fiction


Summary: The life of a man who courageously shipped himself out of slavery.


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719046
Harriet Tubman [She persisted]by Pinkney, Andrea Davis 

BTSB Prebound(Philomel, 2021)

BTSB #: 719046 Available

Dewey: 326/BAges: 6-9   


Subjects: Tubman, Harriet,|d1820?-1913 Underground railroad Fugitive slaves African American women - Biography


Summary: Born enslaved, Harriet Tubman rose up to become one of the most successful, determined and well-known conductors of the Underground Railroad.


19.48 *

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317074
Underground by Evans, Shane 

BTSB Prebound(Roaring Brook Press, 2011)

BTSB #: 317074 Available

Dewey: 973.7/NAges: 4-8   
Lexile: 60

Subjects: Underground railroad Fugitive slaves Abolitionists


Summary: The relaying of a pivotal moment in American history, shown through one slave family's escape to the North, and freedom on the Underground Railroad.


6.50 *

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624126
What was the underground railroad? [What was--? (Grosset & Dunlap, Penguin Random House)]by McDonough, Yona Zeldis 

Paperback(Penguin Workshop, 2013)

BTSB #: 624126 Available

Dewey: 973.7/NAges: 8-12   
AR: 5 MG RC: 4.4 3-5 Lexile: 710 F&P: W

Subjects: Underground Railroad Fugitive slaves Antislavery movements


Summary: No one knows where the term "Underground Railroad" came from--there were no train tracks, only abolitionist "conductors" who helped bring an estimated 100,000 slaves to freedom through elaborate routes that included "stations," safe houses where fugitives could rest before moving on, and a system of codes and signals used to identify friend from foe. 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.


4.91 *

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624146
What was the underground railroad? [What was--? (Grosset & Dunlap, Penguin Random House)]by McDonough, Yona Zeldis 

BTSB Prebound(Grosset & Dunlap, 2013)

BTSB #: 624146 Available

Dewey: 973.7/NAges: 8-12   
AR: 5 MG RC: 4.4 3-5 Lexile: 710 F&P: W

Subjects: Underground Railroad Fugitive slaves Antislavery movements


Summary: No one knows where the term "Underground Railroad" came from--there were no train tracks, only abolitionist "conductors" who helped bring an estimated 100,000 slaves to freedom through elaborate routes that included "stations," safe houses where fugitives could rest before moving on, and a system of codes and signals used to identify friend from foe. 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.


13.99 *

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872734
William Still and his freedom stories : the father of the Underground Railroad by Tate, Don 

BTSB Prebound(Peachtree, 2020)

BTSB #: 872734 Available

Dewey: 326.8/BAges: 6-10   
AR: 4 LG Lexile: 610

Subjects: Still, William,|d1821-1902 Abolitionists - Biography Underground railroad Fugitive slaves


Summary: The youngest son of two escaped slaves joined an abolitionist organization, raised money, planned rescues, and organized assistance for slaves who escaped north to freedom. He also collected their stories and helped reunite separated families.


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