Voices From the Underground Railroad
An unflinching story of two young runaway slaves on the Underground Railroad, told in their voices and those who helped and hindered them. It's the 1850s and enslaved siblings Jeb and Mattie are about the make a break for freedom. The pair travel north from Maryland to New Bedford, Massachusetts along the Underground Railroad. Each spread tells about a step of their journey through a poem in the first person perspective. Like its predecessors in the Voices series, this richly researched and beautifully illustrated picture book brings a difficult chapter of American history to life for young readers.
Published January 9, 2018. Hardcover. 48 pages
Material: Paper - Hardcover
Brand: Penguin Random House
Style Code: 1216427308