Trouble Don't Last (Paperback)
Dell Yearling, 9780440418115, 239pp.
Publication Date: December 9, 2003
in Canada. In a heartbreaking and hopeful first novel, Shelley Pearsall tells a suspenseful, emotionally charged story of freedom and family. Trouble Don't Last includes a historical note and map.
About the Author
Praise For Trouble Don't Last…
* “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