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209 Results
Journey to freedom, 1838 —Winston, Sherri, author.
Book
2020
5 available of 6 items

In this retelling of an episode from Uncle Tom's Cabin, the slave Eliza Harris resolves to escape with her two-year-old son across the frozen Ohio River to prevent her master from selling the boy. Includes historical not...

Tennessee Rose —Kendall, Jane F.
Book
2012
18 available of 20 items

Although raised on a Southern plantation and owned by a Confederate officer, a Tennessee walking horse helps a slave during the Civil War.

The ever-after Bird —Rinaldi, Ann.
Book
2007
2 available of 3 items

In 1851, thirteen-year-old Cecilia has her eyes opened to the horrors of slavery when she accompanies her ornithologist uncle on an expedition in search of the rare "Scarlet Ibis," and watches as he shows slaves the way ...

Champion of the Titan Games —Mull, Brandon, 1974- author.
Book
2020
0 available of 2 items

As the war with the dragons intensifies, all eyes are turning to Titan Valley for help. A dragon sanctuary unlike any of the others, this one is home to enslaved dragons ruled by the powerful Giant Queen, one of the five...

From slave to soldier : based on a true Civil War story —Hopkinson, Deborah.
Book
2007
5 available of 5 items

A boy who hates being a slave joins the Union Army to fight for freedom, and proves himself brave and capable of handling a mule team when the need arises.

A shade of vampire —Forrest, Bella, author.
Book
2015
1 available of 2 items

"On the evening of Sofia Claremont's seventeenth birthday, she is sucked into a nightmare from which she cannot wake. A quiet evening walk along a beach brings her face to face with a dangerous pale creature that craves ...

Hush : an Irish princess' tale —Napoli, Donna Jo, 1948-
Book
2007
8 available of 8 items

Fifteen-year-old Melkorka, an Irish princess, is kidnapped by Russian slave traders and not only learns how to survive but to challenge some of the brutality of her captors, who are fascinated by her apparent muteness an...

Ghost hotel. —Weinberg, Larry.
Book
9 available of 9 items

Mysteriously drawn to an Indiana museum, a twelve-year-old paralyzed girl encounters ghosts who return her to a former life, where she attempts to save the son of a freed slave traveling by Underground Railroad in Kentuc...

Elijah of Buxton —Curtis, Christopher Paul.
Book
2007
22 available of 24 items

In 1859, eleven-year-old Elijah Freeman, the first free-born child in Buxton, Canada, which is a haven for slaves fleeing the American south, uses his wits and skills to try to bring to justice the lying preacher who has...

High Rhulain —Jacques, Brian.
Book
2005
18 available of 23 items

Following a dream, the young ottermaid Tiria travels from Redwall to the Green Isle, where otters have long been enslaved by feral cats but fight back as they await the High Rhulain, a savior whose coming was foretold.

Moses : when Harriet Tubman led her people to freedom —Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956-
Book
2006
12 available of 15 items

Describes Tubman's spiritual journey as she hears the voice of God guiding her north to freedom on that very first trip to escape the brutal practice of forced servitude. Tubman would make nineteen subsequent trips back...

Bell's Star —Hart, Alison, 1950-
Book
2009
17 available of 23 items

In the Vermont spring of 1853, Bell's Star, a Morgan horse, and his owner Katie rescue a runaway slave and try to outwit the slave catchers in order to help her to freedom.

The bird and the blade —Bannen, Megan, author.
Book
2018
1 available of 2 items

As a slave in the Kipchak Khanate, Jinghua has lost everything: her home, her family, her freedom. She becomes an unlikely conspirator in the escape of Prince Khalaf and his father from their enemies across the vast Mong...

Stealing South : a story of the Underground Railroad —Ayres, Katherine.
Book
2001
1 available of 3 items

Sixteen-year-old Will Spencer leaves home to become a peddler, but gets more than he bargained for when he agrees to go to Kentucky, steal two slaves, and help them reach their brother in Canada.

Millie's remarkable journey —Finley, Martha, 1828-1909.
Book
2002
11 available of 11 items

When fifteen-year-old Millie Keith leaves her family and frontier home in Indiana to visit a wealthy plantation in the South in hopes of curing her persistent cough, she witnesses the horror of slavery and sets out to te...

Look to the hills : the diary of Lozette Moreau, a French slave girl —McKissack, Pat, 1944-2017
Book
2004
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Brought up in France as the African slave companion of a nobleman's daughter, thirteen-year-old Zettie records the events of 1763, when she and her mistress escape to the New World where they are inadvertently drawn into...

Maggie's dare : the Great Awakening —Lutz, Norma Jean.
Book
2005
0 available of 1 items

In colonial Boston, a twelve-year-old girl finds her heart stirred by the great revival known as the Great Awakening and determines she must dare to help a mistreated slave girl.

Forge —Anderson, Laurie Halse.
Book
2010
7 available of 7 items

Separated from his friend Isabel after their daring escape from slavery, fifteen-year-old Curzon serves as a free man in the Continental Army at Valley Forge until he and Isabel are thrown together again, as slaves once ...

Under the quilt of night —Hopkinson, Deborah.
Book
2001
9 available of 9 items

A young girl flees from the farm where she has been worked as a slave and uses the Underground Railroad to escape to freedom in the north.

Happy birthday, Addy! : a springtime story —Porter, Connie Rose, 1959-
Book
2000
2 available of 2 items

In the spring of 1865, Addy finds inspiration from a new friend and chooses a birthday for herself as she and her parents try to shape a new life of freedom in Philadelphia despite the racial prejudice they encounter thr...

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