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Runaway to Freedom

A Story of the Underground Railway (Harper Trophy Books)

by Barbara Smucker

  • 32 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by HarperTrophy .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Underground railroad,
  • People & Places - United States - African-American,
  • Fiction,
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Fiction,
  • Children: Grades 3-4,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • Slavery,
  • Historical - United States - 19th Century,
  • Juvenile Fiction / Historical / United States / 19th Century,
  • General,
  • Fugitive slaves

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsCharles Lilly (Illustrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9246324M
    ISBN 100064401065
    ISBN 109780064401067

    Cassandra Pybus talked about her book [Epic Journeys of Freedom: Runaway Slaves of the American Revolution and Their Global Quest for Liberty], published by .   Runaway America is at once a wonderful book to read and as penetrating a meditation on the link between American freedom and American slavery as has been published in more than a quarter century." Shane White, author of Stories of Freedom in Black Author: David Waldstreicher.

    Tackling faith, doubt, and transformation, National Book Award winner Pete Hautman explores a boy’s unraveling allegiance to an insular square miles of paradise, surrounded by an eight-foot-high chain-link fence: this is Nodd, the land of the Grace. Alice Munro's 'Runaway' is about a young woman who struggles to forge her own identity and place in the world and takes dire measures to figure it out. In this lesson, we'll summarize and analyze.

    Freedom. It was nighttime in Upper Canada. Twelve-year-old Julilly was sitting in her room on her bed, admiring how the night sky looked. She had been doing that for a few weeks now. It was a good habit to take up, now that she thought about it. Freedom. Liberty. Whatever they called it, she knew it was something special. One of the most important lessons of this history is the agency of the enslaved to self-liberate from bondage. In the From Slavery to Freedom exhibition, the term “freedom seekers” or “runaway” is used instead of fugitive slaves to identify those who were seeking freedom and were determined from the outset to do it themselves.


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Runaway to Freedom: A Story of the Underground Railway (Harper Trophy Books) Paperback – Octo by Barbara Smucker (Author), Charles Lilly (Illustrator) out of 5 stars 4 ratings. See all 5 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price Cited by: 1. Runaway to Freedom book.

Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. There's a place the slaves been whisperin' around called Canada, /5.

The Long Walk to Freedom presents excerpts from the narratives of well-known runaway slaves, like Frederick Douglass and Harriet Jacobs, as well as from the narratives of lesser-known and virtually unknown people.

Several of these excerpts have not been published for more than a hundred years.5/5(4). Railroad to Freedom “Tonight you will follow the great Mississippi River north. It will guide your feet and the North Star above will guide your eyes,” says Alexander Ross, an abolitionist.

If I were a runaway slave, standing in a forest at midnight, I would follow these instructions just like the four slaves did in Runaway to Freedom: A Story of the Underground Railway by Barbara Smucker. Runaway to Freedom: A Story of the Underground Railway Their Lives in Their Words, and Trouble at the Mines, an Honor Book for the Jane Addams Children’s Book Award.

Charles Lilly taught at New York’s School of Visual Arts for seventeen years. He has illustrated many books for children, including Freedom: A Story of the Underground 4/5(5). Runaway to Freedom: A Story of the Underground Railway (Harper Trophy Books) by Barbara Smucker and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Runaway Runaway to Freedom book Freedom: A Story of the Underground Railway by Barbara Claassen Smucker and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   While Friend on Freedom River is fictional, the book highlights an important part of Great Lakes and American history.

The crossing of the Detroit River was the last leg on a long journey to freedom by many runaway slaves. The Great Lakes played an important role in the Underground Railroad, both as a significant obstacle on the path to freedom. A husband and wife escape slavery in Kentucky in and start a new life in a free community in Detroit.

When the law catches up with them two. Freedom is a novel by American author Jonathan was published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Freedom received general acclaim from book critics, and was ranked one of the best books of by several publications, and has been described as a "Great American Novel".

The novel follows the lives of the Berglund family, particularly the parents Patty and Walter, as their lives Author: Jonathan Franzen. Click here to Become a Backstage Pass VIP member and get exclusive email newsletters about all the Runway RunAway events. Runway RunAway: A Backstage Pass to Fashion, Romance & Rock 'n Roll A true story.

Runway Runaway illustrates the story of a neglected child turned teenage runaway who follows her dreams to become an international model, eventually finding herself in the process. From. Freedom Crossing is a drama-filled book about a runaway slave finding his way to Canada. The book features three strong youthful characters, which makes it appealing to a middle school age group.

Use this Freedom Crossing book study guide to review what you have read. It is a great book to read while studying the pre-Civil War period and the Underground Railroad.

Buy a cheap copy of Runaway to Freedom: A Story of the book by Barbara Smucker. Two young slave girls escape from a plantation in Mississippi and wind a hazardous route toward freedom in Canada via the Underground Railroad.

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By Charles Lilly, Barbara Claassen Smucker. Grades. Genre. Fiction. Two teenage slave girls escape from their owner and use the Underground Railroad to get to Canada. Every schoolchild knows of Harriet Tubman's heroic escape and resistance to few readers are aware that Tubman went on to be a scout, a spy, and a nurse for the Union Army, because there has never before been a serious biography for an adult audience of this important is that long overdue historical work, written by an acclaimed historian of the antebellum era and the 4/5(3).

The Prince and the Freedom Fighter Book Three: The Avatar and the Fire Lord/The Runaway. BluejayJas Aang had told us about his dream last night.

Avatar Roku had told him he needed to go to Roku’s home. Somehow, Aang knew how to get there. When we reached. This chapter is an applied study on fugitive black slaves in late colonial Chile (–). It is based on a selection of cases, displayed in a socioeconomic scene whose labor force, free and slave tends to circulation and vagrancy.

The sources provide a rich material for a reflection focused mainly on the crossroad between labor systems, racialized groups, and the links with the : Cristián Perucci González. Runaway from Freedom Michael O'Malley, Associate Professor of History and Art History, George Mason University Introduction.

We know a great deal about the “founding fathers”, the famous patriots who fought for their freedom in the Revolutionary War. BOOK REVIEW: Runaway Road Devney Perry.

BOOK SERIES: Runaway. RATING: I was running away to find peace. To find the life I needed deep in my soul. Londyn hits the road with no set destination in mind, relishing the freedom of not having someone else make decisions for her.

I was free. I was alone. I was lost. And it was beautiful. A. H. Almaas discusses Runaway Realization, the title of his 17th book. Runaway Realization is the first in a series of books in which Almaas will .Cassandra Pybus talked about her book Epic Journeys of Freedom: Runaway Slaves of the American Revolution and Their Global Quest for Liberty, published by Beacon described the travels of.Get this from a library!

Runaway to freedom: a story of the Underground Railway. [Barbara Claassen Smucker; Charles Lilly] -- Two young slave girls escape from a plantation in Mississippi and wind a hazardous route toward freedom in Canada via the Underground Railroad.