Listen for the Whippoorwill

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Bethany House Publishers, 1993 - Juvenile Fiction - 144 pages
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Living as a slave on a plantation in Maryland in 1852, Rosalie Jackson finds herself suddenly alone after the death of her mother, her father's escape North, and the selling of her brother to another slave owner. Then, one night, as he had promised, her father returns to lead Rosalie on a harrowing journey that untimately results in their freedom.

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Review: Listen for the Whippoorwill: Harriet Tubman (Trailblazer Books (Chronological))

User Review  - Audrey - Goodreads

Excellent Book. Very fast read. I read it all in one sitting in just a couple of hours. It was a fascinating story about a young slave girl who is guided along the Underground Railroad by Harriet Tubman. Very well written and was hard to put down. Loved it. Read full review

Review: Listen for the Whippoorwill: Harriet Tubman (Trailblazer Books (Chronological))

User Review  - Madeline Henricksen - Goodreads

"Listen for the Whippoorwill" is about a girl called Rosebud(Rosalie)Jackson who is a slave. She gets her freedom because "Moses of her people"(Harriet Tubman)rescues her. I recommend this book to anyone that wants to learn more about the Underground Railroad. Read full review


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About the author (1993)

Dave and Neta Jackson are a full-time husband/wife writing team who have authored and co-authored many books on marriage and family, the church, relationships, and other subjects. Their books for children include the TRAILBLAZER series and Hero Tales, volumes I,II, III, and IV. The Jacksons make their home in Evanston, Illinois.

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