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I Came As a Stranger

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    Feb 24, 2004 | 168 Pages | Middle Grade (10 and up)

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Praise

“This book…is good history…digging deeply into the roots of slavery as well as discussing the important figures in the abolitionist movement and the Underground Railroad system. Numerous photographs, a timeline of critical events, source notes and a bibliography augment the always interesting text.”
The Globe and Mail

“The story of the underground railroad is as action-packed and full of intrigue, heroes and villains as any modern-day work of fiction.”
Today’s Parent

Table Of Contents

Introduction
Human Cargo, Human Wares
Oppression and Injustice
Cruelty and Kindness
Turbulent Times
Emancipation throughout the
Setting Out for the Unknown
The Kindness of Strangers
Some Names Not Forgotten
Desperate Measures
Hard Times in a Hard Land
Learning to Live in Liberty
Tracing Their Steps Today
Timeline
Acknowledgments
Suggested Reading
Source Notes
Picture Sources
Index

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