Underground To Canada: Puffin Classics Edition

Paperback | November 5, 2013

byBarbara Smucker

not yet rated|write a review
There's a place the slaves been whisperin' around called Canada. The law don't allow no slavery there. They say you follow the North Star, and when you step onto this land you are free ...... Taken away from her mother by a ruthless slave trader, all Julilly has left is the dream of freedom. Every day that she spends huddled in the slaver trader's wagon travelling south or working on the brutal new plantation, she thinks about the land where it is possible to be free, a land she and her friend Liza may reach someday. So when workers from the Underground Railroad offer to help the two girls escape, they are ready. But the slave catchers and their dogs will soon be after them .....

Pricing and Purchase Info

$8.16 online
$9.99 list price (save 18%)
In stock online
Ships free on orders over $25
Prices may vary. why?
Please call ahead to confirm inventory.

From the Publisher

There's a place the slaves been whisperin' around called Canada. The law don't allow no slavery there. They say you follow the North Star, and when you step onto this land you are free ...... Taken away from her mother by a ruthless slave trader, all Julilly has left is the dream of freedom. Every day that she spends huddled in the sl...

Barbara Smucker was born in a small prairie town in Kansas in 1915 and attended school there through university. Her careers have been numerous. They include newspaper reporting, high school teacher and librarian. She is the author of numerous award-winning novels, including Runaway to Freedom, Days of Terror and Incredible Jumbo. She ...

other books by Barbara Smucker

Selina And The Bear Paw Quilt
Selina And The Bear Paw Quilt

Picture Books|Jun 1 1996

$8.89 online$8.95list price
Days Of Terror
Days Of Terror

Mass Market Paperback|Jun 3 2008

$9.99

Henry's Red Sea
Henry's Red Sea

Kobo ebook|Nov 21 2012

$4.69 online$5.99list price(save 21%)
see all books by Barbara Smucker
Format:PaperbackDimensions:216 pages, 6.97 × 5.06 × 0.6 inPublished:November 5, 2013Publisher:PRH Canada Young ReadersLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0143187899

ISBN - 13:9780143187899

Look for similar items by category:

Customer Reviews of Underground To Canada: Puffin Classics Edition

Reviews

Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good Book! The book “Underground To Canada” is a good book considering I do not read history novels. It makes the reader really think about how things were in the past; how people were treated; and makes you think how lucky we are today. The author Barbara Smucker makes the reader feel how the characters felt when they were going through this tough time with slavery and trying to escape. The main character Julilly was a young slave. At a very young age, slave owners come to take her away from her family and make her go to different plantation. Before Julilly left, her mother told her that there is a railway to Canada if she follows it she’ll be free. Now Julilly is on an adventure to reach freedom. Along the way she meets new friends and loses others. I recommend this book to readers who like historical novels.
Date published: 2016-06-21

Extra Content

Editorial Reviews

"A passionate tale of human dignity." - Books in Canada

"Barbara Smucker has created a sensitive and dramatic story about a young girl's flight from slavery, and—some three decades after it first appeared in print—Underground to Canadastill serves as a wonderful introduction to a vital and fascinating element of Canadian history." - Lawrence Hill