Paperback $6.99

Yearling | Dec 09, 2003 | 256 Pages | 5-3/16 x 7-5/8 | Middle Grade (8-12) | ISBN 9780440418115

  • Paperback$6.99

    Yearling | Dec 09, 2003 | 256 Pages | 5-3/16 x 7-5/8 | Middle Grade (8-12) | ISBN 9780440418115

  • Ebook$6.99

    Yearling | Dec 18, 2008 | 256 Pages | Middle Grade (8-12) | ISBN 9780307548306

Awards

Scott O’Dell Award for Historical Fiction WINNER 2003

Illinois Rebecca Caudill Young Readers Award NOMINEE 2005

Praise

* “This memorable portrayal . . . proves gripping from beginning to end.”–Starred, Publishers Weekly

* “A thrilling escape story, right until the last chapter.”–Starred, Booklist

“Strong characters and an innovative, suspenseful plot distinguish Pearsall’s first novel . . . A compelling story.”–School Library Journal

“One of the best underground railroad narratives in recent years . . . This succeeds as a suspenseful historical adventure.”–Kirkus Reviews

“Pearsall’s heartbreaking, yet hopeful story provides a fine supplement to lessons on slavery.”–Teacher Magazine


AWARDS

The 2003 Scott O’ Dell Award for Historical Fiction

A Booklist Top 10 First Novel

A Booklist Top Ten Historical Fiction for Youth


From the Hardcover edition.

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