5000 Miles to Freedom

5000 Miles to Freedom

Ellen and William Craft's Flight From Slavery

Book - 2006
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Ellen and William Craft were two of the few slaves to ever escape from the Deep South. Their first escape took them to Philadelphia, then on to Boston pursued by slave hunters, and finally 5000 miles across the ocean to England, where they were able to settle peacefully.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, c2006
ISBN: 9780792278856
0792278852
9780792278863
0792278860
Branch Call Number: j 306.362 F841f
Characteristics: 96 p. : ill., map ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Fradin, Dennis B.

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gillythebetter
Mar 25, 2015

A very informative book, but the descriptions of torture may be TMI for younger readers.

For most slaves, escaping from the Deep South was impossible, but Ellen and William Craft succeeded, carrying off an amazing impersonation.

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Mar 25, 2015

gillythebetter thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

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