Underground: Finding the Light to Freedom

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Underground: Finding the Light to Freedom

by Shane W. Evans
Illustrator Shane W. Evans

Roaring Brook Press | January 18, 2011 | Hardcover

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One of School Library Journal's Best Nonfiction Books of 2011
A family silently crawls along the ground. They run barefoot through unlit woods, sleep beneath bushes, take shelter in a kind stranger's home. Where are they heading? They are heading for Freedom by way of the Underground Railroad.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 32 pages, 11.29 × 8.85 × 0.33 in

Published: January 18, 2011

Publisher: Roaring Brook Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1596435380

ISBN - 13: 9781596435384

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Underground: Finding the Light to Freedom

Underground: Finding the Light to Freedom

by Shane W. Evans
Illustrator Shane W. Evans

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 32 pages, 11.29 × 8.85 × 0.33 in

Published: January 18, 2011

Publisher: Roaring Brook Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1596435380

ISBN - 13: 9781596435384

About the Book

A family silently crawls along the ground. They run barefoot through unlit woods, sleep beneath bushes, take shelter in a kind stranger's home. Where are they heading? They ahgggre heading for Freedom by way of the Underground Railroad.

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One of School Library Journal's Best Nonfiction Books of 2011
A family silently crawls along the ground. They run barefoot through unlit woods, sleep beneath bushes, take shelter in a kind stranger's home. Where are they heading? They are heading for Freedom by way of the Underground Railroad.

About the Author

SHANE EVANS has illustrated numerous books for children, including the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award winner Shanna's Ballerina Show. He attributes much of his influence to his travels to Africa, South America, Asia, Europe, the Caribbean, and much of the United States. He is a firm believer in education and creative development for all people.

Editorial Reviews

Evans' dark, angular pencil sketches, overlaid by shades of deep blue and green, are highly effective -- and as the slaves reach safety, vibrant yellows and oranges shout the glory of freedom.