Barefoot: Escape on the Underground Railroad

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By Pamela Duncan Edwards
Publisher Katherine Tegen Books
Barefoot: Escape on the Underground Railroad
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In the dark of the night a Barefoot, an escaped slave, flees for his life. With his pursuers close behind and the moon shrouded in clouds, Barefoot must rely on the wisdom of the wild animals of the forest and swamp to guide him to the safety of the underground railroad.Innovative perspective and use of light and a spare text result in an unforgettable portrayal of one slaves journey to freedom.Another outstanding collaboration from the duo responsible for Some Smug Slug.starred review/School Library Journal

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845 words845 words
32 pages32 pages
Lexile 770LLexile 770L
Published 1997Published 1997

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006027137X

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