The Drinking Gourd: A Story of the Underground Railroad

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Harper Collins, Sep 7, 1983 - Juvenile Fiction - 64 pages
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The stars of the Big Dipper have led a runaway slave family to Deacon Fuller's house, a stop on the underground railroad. Will Tommy Fuller be able to hide the runaways from a search party -- or will the secret passengers be discovered and their hope for freedom destroyed?

  

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Review: The Drinking Gourd: A Story of the Underground Railroad

User Review  - Lauren - Goodreads

The Drinking Gourd, by FN Monjo, tells the story of Tommy Fuller. Tommy gets into trouble at church, so his father sends him home. While playing in the barn, Tommy finds a slave family hiding there ... Read full review

Review: The Drinking Gourd: A Story of the Underground Railroad

User Review  - Grace Phelps - Goodreads

Great depiction. My 6 year old loved it! Read full review

Contents

Chapter One Fishing in Church
9
Chapter Three On the Underground Railroad
32
Chapter Five Over the River
50
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About the author (1983)

The late F. N. Monjo, author of The Drinking Gourd, wrote two other popular I Can Read Books: Indian Summer, illustrated by Anita Lobel, and The One Bad Thing About Father, illustrated by Rocco Negri.

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