Escape!: A story of the underground railroad

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9780439172172: Escape!: A story of the underground railroad

In this bracing story Emma travels back in time and finds herself escaping from the south with her family along the Underground Railroad. Kids will join Emma and get an insight of what it was like to travel along the Underground Railroad to seek freedom in this educational story.

This Book Features:
- Large, colorful illustrations on every page
- An interesting story with historical facts
- Dimensions: 8'' x 10''
- 32 pages, including glossary
- Reading Level: Grades 2-4
- Interest Level: 6-12 years

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About the Author:

Sharon Shavers Gayle is an African-American writer and children's book editor. She grew up in Buffalo, New York, and was one of ten adopted children. She graduated from Vassar College and in addition to her work as an editor, she has written over fifteen children's books. Sharon remembers the legends attached to her childhood church, which was rumored to have been a stop on the Underground Railroad. She now lives in Jersey City, New Jersey with her husband and their cat, Zena.

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Outstanding Illustrations! What a beautiful book! --The 2000 Benjamin Franklin Awards Panel

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