Publisher description for Many thousand gone : African Americans from slavery to freedom / by Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon.
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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.
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Underground railroad Juvenile literature, Fugitive slaves United States Juvenile literature, Underground Railroad, Fugitive slaves