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3 edition of Escape on the Underground Railroad found in the catalog.

Escape on the Underground Railroad

by David Watson

  • 330 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by ACW Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Fiction,
  • Children"s 12-Up - Fiction - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12214925M
    ISBN 101892525305
    ISBN 109781892525307

    This teaching guide supports the Underground Railroad: Escape From Slavery online activity. The Underground Railroad: Escape From Slavery online activity presents an accurate and personal view of the brutal practice of slavery, a concept that may be difficult for young students. Students will travel back to the year and follow a young. When Caesar, a recent arrival from Virginia, tells her about the Underground Railroad, they decide to take a terrifying risk and escape. Matters do not go as planned—Cora kills a young white boy who tries to capture her. Though they manage to find a station and head north, they are being hunted.

    The Underground Railroad confirms Colson Whitehead’s reputation as one of our most daring and inventive writers. A suspenseful tale of escape and pursuit, it combines elements of fantasy and the counter-factual with an unflinching, painfully truthful depiction of American slavery. The Underground Railroad was a network of secret routes and safe houses established in the United States during the early to midth century, and used by enslaved African-Americans to escape into free states and Canada. The scheme was assisted by abolitionists and others sympathetic to the cause of the escapees. Not literally a railroad, the workers (both black and white, free and enslaved.

    'Hands down one of the best, if not the best, book I've read this year' Stylist 'Dazzling' New York Review of Books. Praised by Barack Obama and an Oprah Book Club Pick, The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead won the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia.   The Underground Railroad Summary This novel by Colson Whitehead follows the path of Cora, a third-generation slave, as she uses a literal (in this world) underground railroad to escape slavery in Georgia. Swords & Spaceships Newsletter Sign up to Swords & Spaceships to receive news and recommendations from the world of science fiction and : Nikki Demarco.


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Escape on the Underground Railroad by David Watson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Escape on the Underground Railroad is an amazing book. I loved reading it and just recently read it for the second time. It is the correspondence between Hannah and Sarah. They both help on the Underground Railroad. Sarah wants to be a doctor. Pearl and Joseph are slaves they help.

This book is interesting, exciting, and makes you want to read more.5/5(2). What a wonderful book for young children to share the idea of what the Underground Railroad did to assist slaves as they made their persona runs for Freedom. The words are simply, sweet and clear.

The illustrations are beautiful. Service good, book was a bit of disappointment/5(16). After offering a brief background on the Underground Railroad, the author begins her fictional tale of year-old Callie in the year Plantation owners in states including Kentucky struggled financially, forcing them to sell their slaves to plantations in the Deep South.

THE EVILS OF SLAVERY COMPEL TWO YOUNG WOMEN TO MAKE A DANGEROUS CHOICE. Hannah’s world is shaken when she discovers her family’s involvement with the Underground Railroad.

When runaways find their way to her Virginia home, she must decide if she will play it safe, or join her family to help the slaves escape. With Scholastic’s The Underground Railroad: Escape From Slavery activity (grades 4–12), students travel back to to follow a young slave as he flees a Kentucky plantation for Canada along the Underground Railroad.

The interactive slideshow (with audio) lets. In this story, Cora and Caesar are slaves at the Randall estate in Georgia.

Caesar proposes an escape via the Underground Railroad, which Cora initially refuses, but later agrees to when her situation becomes more dire.

The book is full of every monstrous thing committed by slavers - 4/5(23K). They are nearly caught by a group of white hog hunters; Lovey is captured, and Cora kills a white boy in order to escape. Cora and Caesar reach the house of Mr. Fletcher, Caesar’s contact with the underground railroad.

Fletcher drives them in his cart, covered by a. Colson Whitehead’s The Underground Railroad tells the story of Cora, a runaway slave who travels from state to state on railroad cars physically under the ground of the American South.

Follow a runaway slave to freedom along the Underground Railroad in The RR is a secret network of hiding places and brave people.

For kids in grades Includes teacher’s guides, curriculum connections, and classroom activities. The history of the Underground Railroad is a story of human courage, endurance and the belief of individual freedom. Due to the secretive nature of the railroad, it is unknown just how many freedom seekers attempted to escape or achieved a new life in freedom.

When Caesar, a recent arrival from Virginia, tells her about the Underground Railroad, they decide to take a terrifying risk and escape. Matters do not go as planned—Cora kills a young white boy who tries to capture her.

Though they manage to find a. Bringing this brutal, vital, devastating novel to a wider audience (it has also been selected by Oprah’s book club) will not be the least of Obama’s legacies. The Underground Railroad begins on a.

About The Underground Railroad. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, the #1 New York Times bestseller from Colson Whitehead, a magnificent tour de force chronicling a young slave’s adventures as she makes a desperate bid for freedom in the antebellum South Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia.

Life is hell for all the slaves, but especially bad for Cora; an. Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad by Susan Dudley Gold Annotation: Uses primary sources to describe the life and times of the former slave who was responsible for helping many other slaves escape to freedom through the Underground Railroad.

Federal Writers' Project: Slave Narrative Project, Vol. 8, Maryland, Brooks-Williams. Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad. Biography (nonfiction), 1, words, Level S (Grade 3), Lexile L. Harriet Tubman was an African-American woman who daringly escaped slavery and helped hundreds of other slaves escape to freedom.

She became the most famous of all "conductors" of the. The earliest mention of the Underground Railroad came in when slave Tice Davids escaped from Kentucky into Ohio and his owner blamed an.

“The Underground Railroad,” the latest selection of Oprah Winfrey’s book club, chronicles the life of a teenage slave named Cora, who flees the.

All Aboard. Escaping Slavery on the Underground Railroad 1 All Aboard. Escaping Slavery on the Underground Railroad Overview: Students will use critical thinking skills and applications to understand the strains of slavery and the risks associated with escape to freedom via the underground railroad through an in depth primary source analysis.

But it’s so much more than stunning illustrations. This is a fascinatingly unique, but true story of escape from slavery. If I had to select only one of the many marvelous Underground Railroad picture books for my blog, this would be it. Fortunately, there are a lot more to come.

Colson Whitehead is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Underground Railroad, which in won the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction and the National Book Award and was named one of the Ten Best Books of the Year by The New York Times Book Review, as well as The Noble Hustle, Zone One, Sag Harbor, The Intuitionist, John Henry Days, Apex Hides the Hurt, and The /5(59).

The novel The Underground Railroad opens with the story of Ajarry, a young woman who is captured by slave traders on the African continent and sold in ted from her family and reduced to her value on the auction block, Ajarry ends up in the southern state of .Cora’s fate is never determined, but the book ends on an optimistic note, with Ollie offering her food as she joins him on the road to the north.

Cora (aka Bessie) Quotes in The Underground Railroad The The Underground Railroad quotes below are all either spoken by .In Philadelphia, her friend Sarah, is drawn into the life of a seven year orphan, whose world has been shattered by the evils of slavery.

As the danger increases, the girls must find the courage they need to act before it is too late. pages, softcover.

Liberty Letters: Escape on the Underground Railroad () by Nancy LeSourdBrand: ZonderKidz.