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    The underground railroad

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    The underground railroad : a novel

    Whitehead, Colson, 1969- author.

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    North by night

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    North by night : a story of the Underground Railroad

    Ayres, Katherine.

    Presents the journal of a sixteen-year-old girl whose family operates a stop on the Underground Railroad.

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    Stealing freedom

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    Stealing freedom

    Carbone, Elisa Lynn.

    A novel based on the events in the life of a young slave girl from Maryland who endures all kinds of mistreatment and cruelty, including being separated from her family, but who eventually escapes to freedom in Canada.

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    A picture of Freedom

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    A picture of Freedom : the diary of Clotee, a slave girl, Belmont Plantation, Virginia, 1859

    McKissack, Pat, 1944-

    In 1859 twelve-year-old Clotee, a house slave who must conceal the fact that she can read and write, records in her diary her experiences and her struggle to decide whether to escape to freedom.

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    Trouble don't last

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    Trouble don't last

    Pearsall, Shelley.

    Samuel, an eleven-year-old Kentucky slave, and Harrison, the elderly slave who helped raise him, attempt to escape to Canada via the Underground Railroad.

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    Silent thunder

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    Silent thunder : a Civil War story

    Pinkney, Andrea Davis.

    In 1862 eleven-year-old Summer and her thirteen-year-old brother Rosco take turns describing how life on the quiet Virginia plantation where they are slaves is affected by the Civil War.

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    January's sparrow

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    January's sparrow

    Polacco, Patricia.

    After a fellow slave is beaten to death, Sadie and her family flee the plantation, traveling north through the Underground Railroad in search of freedom.

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    A school for Pompey Walker

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    A school for Pompey Walker

    Rosen, Michael J., 1954-

    At the dedication of a school named after him, an old former slave tells the story of his life and how, with the help of a white friend, he managed to save money to build a school for black children in Ohio by being repeatedly sold into slavery and escaping.

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    Under the quilt of night

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    Under the quilt of night

    Hopkinson, Deborah.

    A young girl flees from the farm where she has been worked as a slave and uses the Underground Railroad to escape to freedom in the north.

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    Henry's freedom box

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    Henry's freedom box

    Levine, Ellen.

    A fictionalized account of how in 1849 a Virginia slave, Henry "Box" Brown, escapes to freedom by shipping himself in a wooden crate from Richmond to Philadelphia.

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    Almost to freedom

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    Almost to freedom

    Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux.

    Tells the story of a young girl's dramatic escape from slavery via the Underground Railroad, from the perspective of her beloved rag doll.

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    Night boat to freedom

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    Night boat to freedom

    Raven, Margot Theis.

    At the request of his fellow slave Granny Judith, Christmas John risks his life to take runaways across a river from Kentucky to Ohio. Based on slave narratives recorded in the 1930s.

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    Aunt Harriet's Underground Railroad in the sky

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    Aunt Harriet's Underground Railroad in the sky

    Ringgold, Faith.

    With Harriet Tubman as her guide, Cassie retraces the steps escaping slaves took on the Underground Railroad in order to reunite with her younger brother.

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    The patchwork path

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    The patchwork path : a quilt map to freedom

    Stroud, Bettye, 1938-

    While her father leads her toward Canada and away from the plantation where they have been slaves, a young girl thinks of the quilt her mother used to teach her a code that will help guide them to freedom.

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    Freedom song

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    Freedom song : the story of Henry "Box" Brown

    Walker, Sally M.

    Henry Brown copes with slavery by singing, but after his wife and children are sold away he is left with only his freedom song, which gives him strength when friends put him in a box and mail him to a free state.

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    Friend on freedom river

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    Friend on freedom river

    Whelan, Gloria.

    The Winter of 1850 finds young Louis alone with his mother when his father heads north for work, but when runaway slaves ask Louis for help being ferryed across the Detroit River he wonders what his father would do.

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    Follow the drinking gourd

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    Follow the drinking gourd

    Winter, Jeanette.

    By following the directions in a song, "The Drinking Gourd," taught them by an old sailor named Peg Leg Joe, runaway slaves journey north along the Underground Railroad to freedom in Canada.

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