THE PATCHWORK PATH : A QUILT
MAP TO FREEDOM
Cambridge : Candlewick, 2005
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you ever heard of slave quilts? Hundreds of years ago, when slaves
were held, many dreamed of running away from the plantations and finding
freedom in Canada. Those who knew how to do this wrote instructions
in quilts. In this story, young Hannah has been taught to read the
quilt signs by her mother. When her sister was sold and her mother
died. Hannah's father decided it was time to run away to freedom.
Join Hannah and her father as they follow the signs on the quilt to find
Fugitive slaves -- Fiction.
Quilts -- Fiction.
Underground railroad -- Fiction.
Slavery -- Fiction.
African Americans -- Fiction
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