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Fleeing to freedom on the Underground Railroad

the courageous slaves, agents, and conductors

by Elaine Landau

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Published by Twenty-First Century Books in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Underground railroad -- Juvenile literature,
    • Fugitive slaves -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature,
    • Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature,
    • Abolitionists -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature,
    • Slavery -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementby Elaine Landau.
      GenreJuvenile literature.
      SeriesPeople"s history
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE450 .L3155 2006
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3404895M
      ISBN 100822534908
      ISBN 109780822534907
      LC Control Number2005020358

        Fleeing for Freedom: Stories of the Underground Railroad Levi Coffin. The Underground Railroad, painted by Charles T. Webber for the World’s Columbian Exposition, celebrates abolitionists’ efforts to end slavery. It depicts Levi Coffin, his wife Catharine, and Hannah Haddock, all friends of the artist, leading a group of fugitive slaves to freedom on Views: K.   Buy a cheap copy of Fleeing for Freedom: Stories of the book. Published to coincide with Black History Month and the opening of the new Underground Railroad Museum in Cincinnati, Fleeing for Freedom includes selected Free shipping over $/5(1).

      Unlike previous histories of the Underground Railroad, which have focused on frightened fugitive slaves and their benevolent abolitionist accomplices, Cheryl Janifer LaRoche focuses instead on free African American communities, the crucial help they provided to individuals fleeing slavery, and the terrain where those flights to freedom occurred.   New book about Underground Railroad in Virginia looks at history on a continuum Still kept a detailed history of the people fleeing the Underground Railroad after he found his long-lost Author: Kate Mishkin.

      Underground Railroad and the materials presented in this booklet. After carefully reading through the information, test your knowledge of the Underground Railroad. There are many activities throughout the book. When you are done, ask yourself what you have learned about the people, places, and. Fiction and nonfiction titles about The Underground Railroad for grades PreK–8. Teachers. Teachers Home Lessons and Ideas Underground Railroad Book List. Read More. Sort by Name. Book Find new titles and get fresh teaching ideas by exploring book lists organized by author, holiday, topic, and genre. Grade s.


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Fleeing to Freedom on the Underground Railroad: The Courageous Slaves, Agents, And Conductors (People's History) [Landau, Elaine] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Fleeing to Freedom on the Underground Railroad: The Courageous Slaves, Agents, And Conductors (People's History)Price: $ The book Fleeing to Freedom on the Underground Railroad is a true account describing slavery, the abolitionist movement, and the Underground Railroad.

African-American slaves were treated with extreme cruelty and were considered property/5. Published to coincide with Black History Month and the opening of the new Underground Railroad Museum in Cincinnati, Fleeing for Freedom includes selected narratives from the two most important contemporary chroniclers of the Underground Railroad, Levi Coffin and /5(5).

In their Introduction, they provide basic information about the scope and workings of the Underground Railroad and its impact on slaves, slaveholders, and the In Fleeing for Freedom George and Willene Hendrick have chosen a broad range of stories to reflect the strategies, tactics, emotions, and dangers - for both the slaves and the conductors - of the secret network/5.

Fleeing to Freedom on the Underground Railroad: The Courageous Slaves, Agents, and Conductors Elaine Landau Twenty-First Century Books, Jan 1, - Juvenile Nonfiction - 88 pages. Fleeing for Freedom: Stories of the Underground Railroad As Told by Levi Coffin and William Still Edited by George and Willene Hendrick, Ivan R.

Dee, Publishers February$, ISBN When it comes to the Underground Railroad, historians may never separate fact from fiction. Fleeing for Freedom contains selected narratives from the two most important contemporary chroniclers of the Underground Railroad, Levi Coffin and William Still.

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Harriet Tubman was an escaped slave who became a “conductor” on the Underground Railroad, leading slaves to freedom before the Civil War, all while carrying a bounty on her head.

But she was also a. Fleeing for Freedom: Stories of the Underground Railroad as Told by Levi Coffin and William Still George Hendrick, Editor, Willene Hendrick, Editor.

The item Fleeing for freedom: stories of the Underground Railroad, as told by Levi Coffin and William Still ; edited with an introduction by George and Willene Hendrick represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in.

Get this from a library. Fleeing to freedom on the Underground Railroad: the courageous slaves, agents, and conductors. [Elaine Landau] -- The story of. First published inWilliam Still’s The Underground Rail Road drew on the author’s personal experience working with the Pennsylvania Anti-Slavery Society in order to present an engaging, authentic account of the journey from slavery to freedom.

Using interviews and personal recollections, Still profiled hundreds of escaped slaves and the abolitionists who helped them. About The Underground Railroad. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, the #1 New York Times bestseller from Colson Whitehead, a magnificent tour de force chronicling a young slave’s adventures as she makes a desperate bid for freedom in the antebellum South Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia.

Life is hell for all the. Most Americans know about the Underground Railroad, the route that allowed Southern slaves to escape North. Some slaves found freedom by hiding closer to home, however — in Great Dismal Swamp.

The. Fleeing for freedom: stories of the Underground Railroad Item Preview remove-circle Fleeing for freedom: stories of the Underground Railroad by Hendrick, Internet Archive Books. Delaware County District Library (Ohio) Scanned in China. American : Summary: "Fleeing for Freedom contains selected narratives from the two most important contemporary chroniclers of the Underground Railroad, Levi Coffin and William Still.

Here are firsthand descriptions of the experiences of escaped slaves making their way to freedom in the North and in Canada in the years before the Civil War. Eliza’s Freedom Road: An Underground Railroad Diary by Jerdine Nolen When Eliza’s mother is sold away to another family, all Eliza has to remember her by is her quilt and the stories she told.

When Eliza’s mistress falls ill, Eliza begins to hear talk. Fleeing North Korea Through 'Asia's Underground Railroad' North Korea remains one of the most isolated and repressive countries in the world. Each year, though fleeing the country is a capital.

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, the #1 New York Times bestseller from Colson Whitehead, a magnificent tour de force chronicling a young slave's adventures as she makes a desperate bid for freedom in the antebellum South Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia.

Life is hell for all the slaves, but especially bad for Cora; an /5(K). Colson Whitehead is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Underground Railroad, which in won the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction and the National Book Award and was named one of the Ten Best Books of the Year by The New York Times Book Review, as well as The Noble Hustle, Zone One, Sag Harbor, The Intuitionist, John Henry /5(59).Forced to flee again, Cora embarks on a harrowing flight, state by state, seeking true freedom.

Like the protagonist of  Gulliver’s Travels,  Cora encounters different worlds at each stage of her journey—hers is an odyssey through time as well as space.