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Trouble Don't Last by Shelley Pearsall
Dec 09, 2003 | 256 Pages
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    Dec 09, 2003 | 256 Pages | Middle Grade (8-12)

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

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* “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


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.


Scott O’Dell Award for Historical Fiction WINNER 2003

Illinois Rebecca Caudill Young Readers Award NOMINEE 2005

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