Publisher description for The house of Dies Drear / Virginia Hamilton.


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The house held secrets, Thomas knew, even before he first saw it looming gray and massive on its ledge of rock. It had a century-old legend -- two fugitive slaves had been killed by bounty hunters after leaving its passageways, and Dies Drear himself, the abolitionist who had made the house into a station on the Underground Railroad, had been murdered there. The ghosts of the three were said to walk its rooms....




Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Children's stories, American.
Mystery and detective stories.
African Americans -- Fiction.
Underground railroad -- Fiction.