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This book is the 2012 Coretta Scott Kind Illustrator Award Winner. Narrated by slaves, this is a good introduction to the Underground Railroad.
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asrushing2014 thinks this title is suitable for 5 years and over
CourtneyHendon thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 7 and 13
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Freedom. I am free. He is free. She is free. We are free.
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This book is about a slave family who went searching for freedom. They experienced/went through a lot on the way like quietness,fear, running, and even crawling. The family finds freedom at the end!
This book is about the slaves moving from the south to the north. The underground was a fight for freedom from the harsh treatment of the South to the "free" North. The story of the underground is being told in much simpler way for the reader to grasp the concept of the real events of the underground.
This story is about a slave family seeking independence from slavery. They sneak past where they are being held, and go through trials and tribulations before they eventually find freedom. It is a great book to read to children because it teaches about helping others.
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