Many Thousand Gone (Hardcover)

African Americans from Slavery to Freedom: ALA Notable Children's Book

By Virginia Hamilton, Leo Dillon, Diane Dillon

Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers, 9780394828732, 151pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 1993

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (12/12/1995)

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Description

Illus. in black-and-white. In this companion volume to the award-winning "The People Could Fly," Virginia Hamilton traces the history of slavery and the Underground Railroad in America. Thirty-five inspiring stories describe ingenious escapes, desperate measures, and daring protests of former slaves.