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If you traveled on the underground railroad / by Ellen Levine ; illustrated by Richard Williams.

Author/Creator:
Levine, Ellen.
Other Title:
... If you traveled on the underground railroad
Publication:
New York : Scholastic Inc., [©1988].
Series:
If you
Format/Description:
Book
63, [1] pages : illustrations ; 16 x 21 cm
Subjects:
Underground Railroad -- Juvenile literature.
Fugitive slaves -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Fugitive slaves.
Underground Railroad.
United States.
Slavery -- U.S.
Underground railroad.
Childrens subjects:
Underground railroad.
Fugitive slaves.
Form/Genre:
Juvenile works.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York (City)
Summary:
Describes the underground railroad which helped slaves escape to freedom.
Contents:
What was the Underground Railroad?
What did it mean to be a slave?
Why would you run away?
Where was the safest place to go?
How did owners try to catch the fugitives?
Would you use disguises when you ran away?
Where there special hiding places on the Underground Railroad?
Who worked on the Underground Railroad?
How many slaves escaped?
What did the Presidents of the United States thinkg about the Underground Railroad?
What would you do when you became free?
When did the Underground Railroad stop running?
Notes:
"Art direction by Diana Hrisinko."
"Type design by Emmeline Hsi."
"First Scholastic Printing, January 1988."
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1988
Contributor:
Williams, Richard, illustrator.
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Children's Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
059040556X
9780590405560
OCLC:
17887202
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