The Drinking Gourd: A Story of the Underground Railroad
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 RailroadUser Review - Tori Williford - Goodreads
After getting in trouble and being sent home from church, Tommy discovers a slave family hiding inside the barn. Tommy's father is a conductor of the Underground Railroad and is helping this family ... Read full review
Review: The Drinking Gourd: A Story of the Underground RailroadUser Review - Jen Kelley - Goodreads
Read this version of the Underground Railroad which I found to be touching as it was told through the form of narrative nonfiction. This is a great selection to use with younger students who struggle with the meaning of this time in history. Read full review