TO FREEDOM : A STORY OF THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD.
York : Harper Trophy, 1978.
sits with her mother and listens to stories about the north star. Julilly
is a 12 year old slave girl and she is being sold away from her family
and the only life she has ever known. Her mother tells of life in Canada
where the slaves can go to be free. All she needs to do to find Canada
is follow the north star. On the new plantation, life is hard. Julilly
and her new friend Liza decide to runaway to Canada. The girls disguise
themselves as boys as they are helped by abolitionists on the Underground
Railroad. The girls are separated from the men helping them and they must
get to Canada on their own. Will they be able to endure the pain, fear
and exhaustion that they suffer every step of the way? Read RUNAWAY TO
FREEDOM to find out how two strong girls attempt to accomplish what many
grown men could not.
Fugitive slaves -- Fiction
Underground railroad -- Fiction
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