The Resource The underground railroad for kids, Mary Kay Carson, (electronic resource)

The underground railroad for kids, Mary Kay Carson, (electronic resource)

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The underground railroad for kids
Title
The underground railroad for kids
Statement of responsibility
Mary Kay Carson
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The heroic struggles of the thousands of slaves who sought freedom through the Underground Railroad are vividly portrayed in this powerful activity book, as are the abolitionists, free blacks, and former slaves who helped them along the way. The text includes 80 compelling firsthand narratives from escaped slaves and abolitionists and 30 biographies of "passengers," "conductors," and "stationmasters," such as Harriet Tubman, William Still, and Levi and Catherine Coffin. Interactive activities that teach readers how to navigate by the North Star, write and decode a secret message, and build a simple lantern bring the period to life. A time line, reading list, glossary, and listing of web sites for further exploration complete this activity book. The Underground Railroad for Kids is an inspiring story of brave people compelled to act in the face of injustice, risking their livelihoods, their families, and their lives in the name of freedom
Summary
An activity book portrays the heroic struggles of the thousands of slaves who sought freedom through the Underground Railroad, as well as the abolitionists, free blacks, and former slaves who helped them along the way
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199484
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Carson, Mary Kay
Dewey number
973.7115
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 9
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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True
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  • Underground Railroad
  • Underground Railroad
  • Fugitive slaves
  • Anti-slavery movements
  • United States
Target audience
juvenile
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from slavery to freedom with 21 activities
Label
The underground railroad for kids, Mary Kay Carson, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11333929
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781613740521
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11333929
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The underground railroad for kids, Mary Kay Carson, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11333929
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781613740521
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11333929
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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