What Was the Underground Railroad?
ISBN: 0448467127
EAN13: 9780448467122
Language: English
Pages: 108
Format: Paperback
Book Overview
No one knows where the term Underground Railroad came from--there were no trains or tracks, only conductors who helped escaping slaves to freedom. Including real stories about passengers on the Railroad, this book chronicles slaves' close calls with bounty hunters, exhausting struggles on the road, and what they sacrificed for freedom. With 80 black-and-white illustrations throughout and a sixteen-page black-and-white photo insert, the Underground Railroad comes alive