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Aunt Harriet's Underground Railroad in the Sky

This book is about Harriet Tubman
"Aunt Harriet's Underground Railroad in the Sky" invites elementary school readers into a captivating journey through time with Cassie, the adventurous protagonist from the Coretta Scott King Award and Caldecott Honor-winning "Tar Beach." In this powerful narrative, Cassie once again takes to the skies, but this time she encounters the legendary Harriet Tubman and learns about the perilous paths of the Underground Railroad. As Cassie searches for her brother Be Be, who has vanished aboard a mysterious train brimming with hopeful escapees, she retraces the steps of fleeing slaves under Tubman's guidance. This rich exploration of racial justice and immigrant rights not only educates but also celebrates the strength and determination required to chase freedom against all odds. Published on December 12, 1995, this story beautifully melds historical bravery with a child's unyielding spirit, encouraging young readers to reflect on the past while inspiring courage and resilience.
Published by Dragonfly Books on December 12, 1995
32 pages
ISBN: 9780517885437
Best for readers in Elementary School
This book provides valuable insights into Immigrant Rights and Racial Justice, highlighting key issues and advancements within these areas

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