Almost to Freedom

byVaunda Micheaux NelsonIllustratorColin Bootman

August 1, 2003|
Almost to Freedom by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson
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Lindy and her doll Sally are best friends - wherever Lindy goes, Sally stays right by her side. They eat together, sleep together, and even pick cotton together. So, on the night Lindy and her mama run away in search of freedom, Sally goes too. This young girl's rag doll vividly narrates her enslaved family's courageous escape through the Underground Railroad. At once heart-wrenching and uplifting, this story about friendship and the strength of the human spirit will touch the lives of all readers long after the journey has ended.

Vaunda Micheaux Nelson is the author of The Book Itch, as well as three Coretta Scott King Award-winning books: No Crystal Stair, Bad News for Outlaws, and Almost to Freedom. She is a former youth services librarian in New Mexico. Visit her online Bootman is the award-winning illustrator of many books for childre...
Title:Almost to Freedom
Product dimensions:40 pages, 9 X 11 X 0.38 in
Shipping dimensions:40 pages, 9 X 11 X 0.38 in
Published:August 1, 2003
Publisher:Lerner Publishing Group
Appropriate for ages:6 - 8
ISBN - 13:9781575053424

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