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Barefoot: Escape on the Underground Railroad

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In the dark of the night a Barefoot, an escaped slave, flees for his life. With his pursuers close behind and the moon shrouded in clouds, Barefoot must rely on the wisdom of the wild animals of the forest and swamp to guide him to the safety of the underground railroad.
Innovative perspective and use of light and a spare text result in an unforgettable portrayal of one slave's journey to freedom.

"Another outstanding collaboration from the duo responsible for Some Smug Slug."—starred review/School Library Journal

Synopsis:

Innovative perspective and use of light as well as a spare text result in an unforgettable portrayal of one slave's journey to freedom. Full color.

About the Author

Pamela Duncan Edwards is the author of numerous popular picture books, including Livingstone Mouse; Roar! A Noisy Counting Book; Some Smug Slug; The Worrywarts; Clara Caterpillar; Wake-Up Kisses; Rosie's Roses; The Leprechaun's Gold; and Gigi and Lulu's Gigantic Fight, all illustrated by Henry Cole; as well as Dear Tooth Fairy, illustrated by Marie-Louise Fitzpatrick; McGillycuddy Could!, illustrated by Sue Porter; and The Neat Line, illustrated by Diana Cain Bluthenthal. She lives in Virginia.

Henry Cole is the celebrated illustrator of many books for children, including the Bad Boys series by Margie Palatini, and is also the author and illustrator of the novel A Nest for Celeste.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780064435192
Subtitle:
Escape on the Underground Railroad
Author:
Cole, Henry
Author:
by Pamela Duncan Edwards and Henry Cole
Author:
Cole, Henry
Author:
Duncan Edwards, Pamela
Publisher:
Katherine Tegen Books
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Nature & the Natural World
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Picturebooks
Subject:
Animals
Subject:
Ethnic - African American
Subject:
Historical - United States - 19th Century
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - History - General
Subject:
Fugitive slaves
Subject:
Factacn
Subject:
Nature & the Natural World - General
Subject:
People & Places - United States - African-American
Subject:
Children s-General
Edition Description:
Paperback
Publication Date:
19981215
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from K up to 4
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
8.78x9.98x.11 in. .33 lbs.
Age Level:
05-09

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