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Underground Railroad 1854: Perilous Journey (Great Escapes) (Paperback)
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This thrilling new series of books has everything middle school readers long for: action, adventure, danger, and young heroes The Great Escapes series explores real historical events and shows children how kids just like them learn how to work together in order to change the world for the better. Historical figures are interwoven into the stories, offering readers the chance for further exploration on these people and their places in history. In Underground Railroad 1854: Perilous Journey, a pair of teenage slaves must rely on a white teenager to help them escape slavery. Will they work together--or pay a terrible price?
About the Author
About The Author: Gare Thompson, a former educator, has written numerous children's books and is hard at work on his next bestseller. His specialty is historical fiction, but he has also written biographies about Helen Keller and Eleanor Roosevelt. Like the kids Gare works with and writes for, he believes we are lifelong learners and should never stop being curious. Gare lives in Massachusetts.