Cover image for The underground railroad
Title:
The underground railroad
Author:
Boekhoff, P. M. (Patti Marlene), 1957-
Publication Information:
Detroit : Kidhaven Press, [2005]

©2005
Physical Description:
48 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 24 cm.
Summary:
Discusses the daily life of slaves escaping the South using the underground railroad. Includes information about escape routes, code words, quilt codes, and the people who operated the network. Portrays life on the Underground Railroad, discussing how it was originally set up, the codes and signals used to help the runaway slaves, and the dangers involved for slaves and the abolitionists who assisted in its operation. Includes information about escape routes, code words, quilt codes, and the people who operated the network.
Language:
English
Contents:
Slavery and escape -- Secret friends -- Life on the run -- Northern line -- Notes -- Glossary -- Further exploration -- Index -- Picture credits -- About the authors.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 6.8 1.0 84298.
ISBN:
9780737726077
Format :
Book