Freedom

Moses : when Harriet Tubman led her people to freedom

By Carole Boston Weatherford ; illustrated by Kadir Nelson.

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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 south, never being caught, but none as profound as this first one.
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Henry's freedom box

By Ellen Levine ; illustrated by Kadir Nelson

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A fictionalized account of how in 1849 a Virginia slave, Henry "Box" Brown, escapes to freedom by shipping himself in a wooden crate from Richmond to Philadelphia.
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Henry's Freedom Box: A True Story from the Underground Railroad

By Ellen Levine

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A fictionalized account of how in 1849 a Virginia slave, Henry "Box" Brown, escapes to freedom by shipping himself in a wooden crate from Richmond to Philadelphia.
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Martin's Mice

By Dick King-Smith

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The author of Babe, the Gallant Pig tells the story of Martin, a kitten who is constantly teased because he wants to keep mice as his pets.

Suggested for ages 6 - 12
 

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