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The Underground Railroad for kids : from slavery to freedom with 21 activities

Author: Mary Kay Carson
Publisher: Chicago : Chicago Review Press, [2005].
Series: --for kids (Chicago, Ill.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides twenty-one activities that kids can do to learn about the Underground Railroad.
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Genre/Form: Instructional and educational works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Kay Carson
ISBN: 1556525540 9781556525544 9781435261730 1435261739
OCLC Number: 54455235
Description: 164 pages : illustrations ; 21 x 28 cm
Contents: A narrow escape and a secret network --
Passengers : fleeing a life of bondage --
Print adinkra cloth --
Homemade hoecakes --
Story-telling griots --
Rubber band banjo --
Ticket agents and railroad operators : fighting for abolition and aiding runaways --
Silver Seminole gorgets --
Create an antislavery handbill --
Write and decode underground railroad messages --
Singing to freedom --
Conductors : transporting illegal cargo --
Candle in a cup --
Pack up and go --
Visit an underground railroad station --
Navigate by the North Star --
Follow the drinking gourd --
Stationmasters : hiding passengers from slave catchers --
Get lost in disguise --
Design a hiding place --
Shake on it --
Make a paper quilt block --
Light a lantern --
Brakemen : making a life in freedom --
Canada today --
End of the line : war, emancipation, and equality --
Civil War in your state --
Wartime wrappings --
Juneteenth.
Series Title: --for kids (Chicago, Ill.)
Responsibility: Mary Kay Carson.
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