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The journey of Little Charlie —Curtis, Christopher Paul, author.

When his poor sharecropper father is killed in an accident and leaves the family in debt, twelve-year-old Little Charlie agrees to accompany fearsome plantation overseer Cap'n Buck north in pursuit of people who have sto...

True north : a novel of the Underground Railroad —Lasky, Kathryn.

Because of the strong influence which her grandfather, an abolitionist, has in her life, fourteen-year-old Lucy assists a fugitive slave girl in her escape.

Midnight rescue —Johnson, Lois Walfrid.

In 1857, having arrived in Minnesota Territory on her father's steamboat, twelve-year-old Libby continues to harbor the runaway slave boy Jordan while worrying about a fugitive who has escaped from the local prison.

Unspoken : a story from the Underground Railroad —Cole, Henry, 1955-

In this wordless picture book, a young Southern farm girl discovers a runaway slave hiding behind the corn crib in the barn and decides to help him.

The revelation of Louisa May —MacColl, Michaela, author.

Louisa May Alcott has problems -- her mother is taking a job over a hundred miles away to earn some money, leaving to it to Louisa to care for the family, her father refuses to work for money, a fugitive slave is seeking...

Underground. Season 2

Underground tells the story of American heroes and their harrowing journey from slavery to freedom, with the legendary Harriot Tubman blazing the trail.

The adventures of Huck Finn

Film adaptation of Mark Twain's story of a young boy and a runaway slave on a river trip down the Mississippi.

The flags of war —Wilson, John, 1951 August 2-

As the American Civil War fast approaches, Nate knows that he must fight for his southern homeland while his cousin Walt in Canada West feels that the war adds excitement to his life. The cousins' lives are further chang...

Washington Black : a novel —Edugyan, Esi, author.

When two English brothers arrive at a Barbados sugar plantation, they bring with them a darkness beyond what the slaves have already known. Washington Black – an eleven year-old field slave – is horrified to find himself...

Underground. Season 1

It follows a group of slaves who plan a daring escape from a Georgia plantation to cross 600 miles to freedom.

These tangled threads —Peterson, Tracie
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2005
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Drawn to local Irish artisan Liam despite the attentions of the new local doctor, Daughtie works alongside Liam helping runaway slaves and finds her position with the textile mill challenged by cutbacks and an impending ...

The bondswoman's narrative —Crafts, Hannah.

Edited by an African-American scholar from a recently discovered manuscript, this autobiographical novel from the 1850s - Crafts' flight from slavery in North Carolina to freedom in New Jersey - is thought to be the firs...

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