Last Safe House by Barbara Greenwood
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Last Safe House
By Barbara Greenwood

The Last Safe House

A Story of the Underground Railroad

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Illustrated by Heather Collins See other recent books by Heather Collins
Format: Paperback / softback

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Last Safe House by Barbara Greenwood

Book Description

This is the dramatic story of the Underground Railroad as seen through the eyes of two young girls -- Eliza, a runaway slave from a plantation in Virginia, and Johanna, whose family gives her refuge in St. Catharines, Canada West (now Ontario). In a unique mix of fact and fiction, each chapter is followed by background information and hands-on activities. Kids will learn about life on a cotton plantation, about abolitionists who fought to have slavery made illegal, and about the heroic actions of Canadians who sheltered runaway slaves. Beautifully detailed drawings accompany the text making The Last Safe House a comprehensive, all-in-one resource.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781550745092
ISBN-10: 1550745093
Format: Paperback / softback
(234mm x 200mm x 10mm)
Imprint: Kids Can Press
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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