History Smashers: The Underground Railroad

by Kate Messner & Gwendolyn Hooks

Before the Civil War, there was a crack team of abolitionists who used quilts and signal lanterns to guide enslaved people to freedom.  Right? Wrong!  The truth is , the Underground Railroad wasn’t very organized and most freedom seekers were on their own. 

With a mix of sidebars, illustrations, photos, and graphic panels, acclaimed author Kate Messner and coauthor Gwendolyn Hooks deliver the whole truth about the Underground Railroad. 

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