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Many thousand gone : AfricanAmericans from slavery to freedom

Author: Virginia Hamilton; Leo ; Dillon (Illustrator); Diane ; Dillon (Illustrator)
Publisher: New York : Knopf, 2008, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Recounts the journey of Black slaves to freedom via the underground railroad, an extended group of people who helped fugitive slaves in many ways.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Virginia Hamilton; Leo ; Dillon (Illustrator); Diane ; Dillon (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780679879367 0679879366 0394828739 9780394828732 0394928733 9780394928739
OCLC Number: 608889114
Notes: Shelved in Juvenile Non-fiction - History, United States.
Compliments of the National Endowment for the Humanities 2008 We the People Bookshelf grant.
Description: 151 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Pt. 1. Slavery in America. Somersett --
Quaker protest --
A Prince --
A Vanished slave and his return --
A kidnapped child --
Jenny Slew --
Pt. 2. Running-aways. Elizabeth Freeman --
The Right of Chloe --
Advertisements --
The Gabriel Prosser uprising --
Josiah Henson, running-away and guide --
A Slave --
The Nat Turner Rebellion --
Some conductors on the Underground Railroad --
Eliza --
Isabella, Sojourner --
The captain of the Pearl --
Solomon Northup --
Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey --
The brave conductor --
"All right, sir!" --
Exodus to freedom : Anthony Burns --
A mother's despair --
A slave from Missouri --
A Kentucky runaway --
Alexander Ross, down from Canada --
Jackson, of Alabama --
Wisdom --
An unnamed fugitive --
Three fugitives --
Exodus --
A proclamation --
Deliverance --
The tide of freedom.
Responsibility: by Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon.
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Recounts the journey of Black slaves to freedom via the underground railroad, an extended group of people who helped fugitive slaves in many ways.

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