Underground to Canada

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Puffin Books, 1999 - Canadian fiction - 142 pages
Taken away from her mother by a ruthless slave trader, all Julilly has left is the dream of freedom. Every day that she spends huddled in the slave trader's wagon travelling south or working on the brutal new plantation, she thinks about the land where it is possible to be free, a land she and her friend Liza may reach someday. So when workers from the Underground Railroad offer to help the two girls escape, they are ready. But the slave catchers and their dogs will soon be after them...


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This book was amazing totally recommend it’s detailed so you can almost feel the pain that they went through cried at the end of the book. Really makes you see how horrible people of color were treated took a toll on how clueless I was about the history of them really enjoyed .

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Two girls and two boys are runing away to a free land called CANADA. Now they have to run from the slave cathchers and soon the dogs will sniff their sent will they ever make it to freedom.

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About the author (1999)

Barbara Smucker was one of Canada's best-known and best-loved authors of fiction for children and young adults. Throughout her career, she was profoundly affected by civil rights issues, which informed works such as Days of Terror , White Mist , and Underground to Canada . She won multiple awards for her work, including the Vicky Metcalf Award, the Canada Council Children's Literature Prize, and the IODE Violet Downey Book Award. She passed away in 2003.

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