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My America: Freedom's Wings: Corey's Underground Railroad Diary, Book One, Sharon Dennis Wyeth

Author:    Sharon Dennis Wyeth

Title:   My America: Freedom's Wings: Corey's Underground Railroad Diary, Book One

Binding:   Trade

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    Scholastic Inc. May 2002

ISBN Number:    043936907X / 9780439369077

Seller ID:   112798

As part of the relaunch of the My America series, Sharon Dennis Wyeth introduces readers to Corey Birdsong, a slave boy in antebellum Kentucky. This is the story of his family's attempt to escape.
Corey Birdsong is a lively young boy in search of freedom in the same country that made an economy of slavery. He and his family are owned by the Hart family of Kentucky. But, when Corey's father, Roland, flees to the North and Corey and his mother follow.
Corey records his daily life on the Hart farm with incredible insight and honesty, and later he describes the difficult journey along the "Underground Railroad" to the North to be reunited with his father. With the help of many kind strangers, Corey, his parents, and his new baby sister arrive afely in Canada.

Price = 4.99 USD

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