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Connie Porter - Underground Railroad, The

Real Stories From My Time

Underground Railroad, The

Author: Connie Porter, Bonnie Bader; Illustrator: Kelley McMorris

  • AGES 8 - 12 
  • Genre Non-Fiction
The Underground Railroad did not run under the ground. It wasn't even a real railroad. The Underground Railroad was the escape route that slaves took to reach freedom. If caught escaping, the punishments were horrible. But to many slaves, freedom was worth the risk.
The Underground Railroad includes miles of real stories of passengers, conductors, and abolitionists, well-known and unknown, that made their mark on history. Throughout, BeForever character Addy Walker shares snippets of her own gripping fictional story of escaping slavery.
Series Information
America's past is filled with moments of courage, adventure, tragedy, and hope. Discover the real stories of the people and events that shaped American history.

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