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Title:
The Underground Railroad for kids : from slavery to freedom with 21 activities
Author:
Carson, Mary Kay.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
Chicago : Chicago Review Press, [2005]

©2005
Physical Description:
xi, 164 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 x 28 cm
Summary:
Provides twenty-one activities that kids can do to learn about the Uunderground Railroad.
Language:
English
Contents:
A narrow escape and a secret network -- Passengers : fleeing a life of bondage -- Print adinkra cloth -- Homemade hoecakes -- Storytelling griots -- Rubber band banjo -- Ticket agents and railroad operators : fighting for abolition and aiding runaways -- Silver Seminole gorgets -- Antislavery handbill -- Write and decode underground railroad messages -- Singing to freedom -- Conductors : transporting illegal cargo -- Candle in a cup -- Pack up and go -- Visit an underground railroad station -- Navigate by the North Star -- Follow the drinking gourd -- Stationmasters : hiding passengers from slave catchers -- Get lost in disguise -- Design a hiding place -- Shake on it -- Make a paper quilt block -- Light a lantern -- Brakemen : making a life in freedom -- Canada today -- End of the line : war, emancipation, and equality -- Civil War in your state -- Wartime wrappings -- Juneteenth.
ISBN:
9781556525544

9781417660643
Format :
Book

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