The Last Safe House
A Story of the Underground Railroad
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Last Safe House by Barbara Greenwood
Book DescriptionThis 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 DetailsISBN: 9781550745092
(234mm x 200mm x 10mm)
Imprint: Kids Can Press
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Barbara Greenwood
Gold Rush Fever, Paperback / softback (August 2009)
Thirteen-year-old Tim and his brother, Roy, face danger and disappointment in their quest to strike it rich. Factual information, illustrations and archival photographs follow each chapter of the boys' personal story.
Factory Girl, Paperback / softback (May 2007)
From the author of "The Last Safe House" comes a gripping novel that depicts the life of working children in North American cities in the early 20th century. Interwoven with it are nonfiction sections describing family life in a slum, the fight to improve social conditions, and the plight of working children then and now. Photos.
Kids Book of Canada, Paperback / softback (February 2005)
This richly illustrated treasury of information from the Kids Book of series is the book for every Canadian home, classroom and library!
Pioneer Story, Paperback / softback (August 2002)» View all books by Barbara Greenwood
A unique hybrid of fact, fiction and activities lets you follow a pioneer family through a year of daily life.
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