Friend on Freedom River

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Friend on Freedom River

By Gloria Whelan; Gijsbert Van Frankenhuyzen (Illustrator)

Sleeping Bear Press, Hardcover, 9781585362226, 1pp.

Publication Date: December 9, 2004

Louis relies upon his father's words of wisdom when a runaway slave and her two children come looking for safe passage. In this newest title in the Tales of Young Americans series, Whelan beautifully creates a suspenseful coming-of-age story while illuminating a difficult time in America's past. Illustrations.