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Author:
David Adler
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School
Genre:
Non Fiction
A biography of the man who, after escaping slavery, became an orator, writer, and leader in the abolitionist movement in the nineteenth century.
Author:
Aliki
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School
Genre:
Non Fiction
Brief text and pictures present the life of the man, born a slave, who became a scientist and devoted his entire life to helping the South improve its agriculture.
Author:
Pamela Duncan Edwards
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School
Genre:
Fiction
The story of a slave's escape on the underground railroad.
Author:
Ginger Wadsworth
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School
Genre:
Non Fiction
An introduction to a free black man who contributed to science in the eighteenth century.
Author:
Elvira Woodruff
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School
Genre:
Fiction
The story of two boys growing up in Pennsylvania during 1853, where they encounter slave traders, Harriet Tubman, and the Underground Railroad.
Author:
Andrea Davis Pinkney
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School
Genre:
Non Fiction
Banneker, an 18th-century astronomer and mathematician, was a free African American who corresponded with Thomas Jefferson about ending slavery.
Author:
Christopher Curtis
Reading Level:
Middle School
Genre:
Fiction
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Elijah has the distinction of being the first child born in the Buxton Settlement, which was founded in Ontario in 1849 as a haven for former slaves. Narrator Elijah tells an episodic story that builds a broad picture of Buxton's residents before plunging into the dramatic events that take him ou
Author:
Jeanette Winter
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School
Genre:
Fiction
The story of a group of slaves' escape on the underground railroad by following directions from the song "follow the drinking gourd."
Author:
Katherine Patterson
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School,Middle School
Genre:
Fiction
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This historical tale by Katherine Paterson involves its young protagonist, Jip, in the great 19th century struggle between slave owners and abolitionists while sending him into a test of his own loyalty and courage.
Author:
Bobbie Kalman
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School
Genre:
Non Fiction
A look at plantation life and its use of slavery.
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