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Description - Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt by Deborah Hopkinson

Illus. in full color. As a seamstress in the Big House, Clara dreams of areunion with her Momma, who lives on another plantation--and even of runningaway to freedom. Then she overhears two slaves talking about the UndergroundRailroad. In a flash of inspiration, Clara sees how she can use the cloth inher scrap bag to make a map of the land--a freedom quilt--that no master willever suspect. "A particularly effective way to introduce the subject to youngerchildren, adding a trenchant immediacy to their understanding of a difficultbut important chapter in the country's past."--(starred) "Horn Book." "This first-rate book is a triumph of the heart."--(starred) "PublishersWeekly. "

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780780758773
ISBN-10: 0780758773
Format: Hardback
(264mm x 218mm x 8mm)
Imprint: Perfection Learning
Publisher: Perfection Learning
Publish Date: 1-Jul-1995
Country of Publication: United States

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