Many Thousands Gone: African-Americans from Slavery to Freedom

Many Thousands Gone: African-Americans from Slavery to Freedom
Many Thousands Gone: African-Americans from Slavery to Freedom
Hamilton, Virginia
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.
"Hamilton is neither sensational nor sentimental, even as she celebrates the
many acts of shining courage. This makes us all want to know more, much more,
about those many thousand gone."--(starred) "Booklist." "A compelling
book, outstanding in every way."--(pointer) "Kirkus."
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