Books tagged: underground railroad

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The Picker
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,120. Language: American English. Published: September 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Lincoln Barker, the fastest picker of cotton in the Deep South, escapes from his new master and vows never to work for free again. He begins a journey to Ohio, to seek freedom and a new life, leaving a trail his relentless owner is determined to follow. But the Picker faces formidable challenges when he ends up In Maryland and lands in the hands of his angry master. It's do or die!
Rescued In Time
Series: Adventures in Time. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,880. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
The Professor sets the time machine controls, but where will they end up? Reece and Sean meet Dillon who begs them to drive a horse-drawn wagon full of apples to Franklin. When two thugs tail them on horseback, the children hear people moving in a compartment under the apples. As the men close in, Reece meets Sammy, a girl her own age who rescues them in time. But will they get back home again?
John Brown and the Last Train
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,850. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
This is the story of John Brown's last raid on Missouri slave farms and the transport of captured slaves to freedom in Canada. Told in the words of the slaves, this historic fiction is richly illustrated and contains several historic sidebars.
The Escape of Harriet Tubman
Series: 15-Minute Books · Heroes in History 15-Minute Books. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2016 by Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / 19th Century
Harriet Tubman was known as Araminta Ross when she was young. People called her Minty. One day she was working in the fields picking cotton. It was the summer of 1849 and it was hot! Minty saw the water boy coming. That was good. She could use a cool drink of water. When he reached her, he gave her a message. "Massa don sold you!" Find out how Minty escapes north in this exciting early reader. RL2
Breaking Free
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,010. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
In order to get off the streets of Boston in 1844, four-year-old Lisa Bellamont’s mother, Charlotte, accepts a job at the Hillside Orphanage for Boys on the condition that her child is a boy. For the next eleven years, they live the lie until Lisa’s pretense becomes so much a part of her that she is overwhelmed when she is thrust out into the world after her mother dies.
The Angel of Innisfree
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 122,200. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Erotica » Romance
This epic historical drama, set during the time of the Irish Potato Famine and the American Civil War, captures the passionate spirits of two people determined to find each other regardless of the forces conspiring to keep them apart.
Beyond the Underground: Aunt Harriet, Moses of Her People
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,800. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2015 by Sankofa Media Holdings, LLC.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
By Joyce Stokes Jones and Michele Jones Galvin Descendants of Harriet Tubman tell the story of the famed abolitionist within the context of their family lineage. This creative nonfiction work is an intricate mix of family lore, memoir, and historical reconstruction that captures the life of the Greatest Conductor of the Underground Railroad in a way that separates it from academic works.
When Sparrows Fall
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,810. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2015 by Leap Books. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877), Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
When Susanna’s discovery of a strange nighttime visitor at her mysterious neighbor’s home leads to the unveiling of secrets, Susanna is forced to make a choice between her conscience and her Mennonite community.
The Blood of the Land
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,590. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
An escaped slave with a secret and her beloved are aided by farmers with a secret of their own, a secret explosively revealed when slave hunters taint the land with the shedding of blood.
In Search of the Underground Railroad
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,700. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
This fictional short story is set in the Piedmont region of the Mid-Atlantic, when two fourth graders, Henry McCall and Joshua Jessup, go looking for remnants of the Underground Railroad in the small mining town where they live. After a series of misadventures, the two youngsters finally learn the truth from an unlikely source, an elderly moonshiner by the name of Ezekial Roberts.