Voices For Freedom (American Adventures)

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Voices For Freedom (American Adventures)

Voices For Freedom (American Adventures)

Voices for Freedom contains three stories focusing on the Underground Railroad and the 1963 Freedom March on Washington. Stories are Friend on Freedom River, Riding to Washington, and The Listeners.In Friend on Freedom River, written by Gloria Whelan, runaway slaves ask Louis to ferry them across the Detroit River to freedom in Canada. He?s not sure what to do. If they are caught, it means prison for Louis. Written by Gwenyth Swain, Riding to Washington tells of one girl?s journey to attend the 1963 ?Great March on Washington.? Janie and her father ride a bus to Washington, D.C. to hear a man named Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. speak. During the trip, Janie sees firsthand the injustices that many others endure. In The Listeners, another offering from Gloria Whelan, each night Ella May and her friends secretly listen outside the windows of their master?s house. They listen to learn their fates and those of the other slaves.About the AuthorAward-winning author Gloria Whelan received the National Book Award for her young adult novel, Homeless Bird. Her books with Sleeping Bear Press include The Listeners, Friend on Freedom River, and Jam and Jelly with Holly and Nellie. She lives in Michigan.

Specification of Voices For Freedom (American Adventures)

GENERAL
AuthorWhelan, Gloria|Swain, Gwenyth
BindingPaperback
LanguageEnglish
Edition
ISBN-101585368865
ISBN-139781585368860
PublisherSleeping Bear Press
Publication Year2013-09-01

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