Twelve-year-old Dana and her parents are working hard to turn their new house into a bed-and-breakfast inn when Dana discovers a skeleton and a secret diary behind the wall of one of the bedrooms. This suspenseful, thought-provoking novel tells the story of the Underground Railroad and how the dramatic discovery affects the lives of Dana and her family.
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Lois Ruby is the author of several novels, including Steal Away Home, which was named an IRA Young Adults' Choice and a Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies (NCSS/CBC). Before she turned to writing, she was a young adult librarian for the Dallas Public Library. In her spare time she serves on the board of Inter-Faith Inn, a homeless shelter in Wichita, Kansas, and sometimes teaches minicourses to seventh and eighth graders. “The place I feel most comfortable,” she says, “is among teenagers, laughing.” The mother of three sons, she lives in Wichita with her husband, Thomas.
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Book Description Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing, 1994. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: In two parallel stories, a Quaker family in Kansas in the late 1850s operates a station on the Underground Railroad, while almost 150 years later twelve-year-old Dana moves into the same house and finds the skeleton of a black woman who helped the Quakers. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0027778835
Book Description Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing, 1994. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. First Edition; First Printing. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0027778835
Book Description Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing, 1994. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0027778835
Book Description Simon & Schuster Children's Pu, 1994. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110027778835