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Underground

Author: Shane Evans; Jennifer Browne; Roaring Brook Press.; South China Printing Co.
Publisher: New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2011
Edition/Format:   Book : Primary school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"A family silently crawls along the ground. They run barefoot through unlit woods, sleep beneath bushes, take shelter in a kind stranger's home. Where are they heading? They are heading for Freedom by way of the Underground Railroad."--from publisher description
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Genre/Form: Dust jackets (Bindings)
Coretta Scott King Award (Illustrator): Honor book
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Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shane Evans; Jennifer Browne; Roaring Brook Press.; South China Printing Co.
ISBN: 9781596435384 1596435380
OCLC Number: 542263693
Notes: "A Neal Porter book."
"Book design by Jennifer Browne"--t.p. verso.
Awards: Coretta Scott King Award, illustrator, 2012.
Target Audience: 004-008.
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Responsibility: Shane W. Evans.

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"A family silently crawls along the ground. They run barefoot through unlit woods, sleep beneath bushes, take shelter in a kind stranger's home. Where are they heading? They are heading for Freedom by way of the Underground Railroad."--from publisher description

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A beautifully illustrated story.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2011-05-02) Very Good Permalink

Underground is a beautifully illustrated story with dark tones throughout to capture the feelings of a slave family escaping to freedom through the Underground Railroad. Brightness comes only in the form of lanterns, stars, or the moonlight that beams through the darkness of the night. Word choice...
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