Secret to Freedom

People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism
Author(s):
Marcia Vaughan
Illustrator(s):
Larry Johnson
Age Group:
6-10
Publisher:
Lee & Low Books
ISBN:
978-1584302513
Year:
People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism

Great Aunt Lucy tells the story of her slave days when she and her brother learned the quilt code to help direct other slaves, and eventually her brother too to freedom in the north.

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Ivy Aberdeen’s Letter to the World

Ashley Herring Blake

When a tornado rips through town, Ivy Aberdeen's house is destroyed and her family displaced. Ivy feels invisible and ignored in the aftermath of the storm—and what's worse, her notebook filled with secret drawings of girls holding hands has gone missing.

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