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Author Hansen, Joyce.
Title Freedom roads : searching for the Underground Railroad / Joyce Hansen and Gary McGowan.
Pub Info Chicago : Cricket Books, 2003.
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book jacket
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 Falmouth-Children's Room  J 973.7 Han     AVAILABLE
 Wellfleet-Children's Area  J 973.7 Hansen     AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Descript xi, 164 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
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Note Accelerated Reader MG 8.8 7 7 110409
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 151-158) and index.
Contents Running South : artifacts from Fort Mose -- Land of the free : History on a ship's log -- A more perfect Union : learning from the law -- Running : The WPA slave narratives -- Steal away : the enslaved speak through spirituals -- I will be heard : archaeology meets an oral tradition -- midnight seekers after liberty : anecdotes and memories uncover the past -- The last stop : outrunning the fugitive slave laws -- A mystery : when history keeps a secret -- The search continues.
Summary Shows how archaeologists and historians sift through root cellars, study songs and quilts, and use the latest technology to reconstruct the Underground Railroad, offering a look at the escape routes used by American slaves.
Subject Underground Railroad -- Juvenile literature.
Fugitive slaves -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Fugitive slaves -- United States -- History -- Sources -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- History -- Sources -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- Antiquities -- Juvenile literature.
Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- Sources -- Juvenile literature.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Fugitive slaves.
Antislavery movements.
Underground Railroad.
United States -- History, Local -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- History -- Sources.
United States -- Antiquities -- Juvenile literature.
Add Author McGowan, Gary.
ISBN 0812626737 (alk. paper)
9780812626735 (alk. paper)
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