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Elijah of Buxton —Curtis, Christopher Paul.

In 1859, eleven-year-old Elijah Freeman, the first free-born child in Buxton, Canada, which is a haven for slaves fleeing the American south, uses his wits and skills to try to bring to justice the lying preacher who has...

The Pox party —Anderson, M. T.

Various diaries, letters, and other manuscripts chronicle the experiences of Octavian, a young African American, from birth to age sixteen, as he is brought up as part of a science experiment in the years leading up to a...

Juneteenth for Mazie —Cooper, Floyd, author.
Audio Books
2019
Availability: 1 of 3

Little Mazie wants the freedom to stay up late, but her father explains what freedom really means in the story of Juneteenth, and how her ancestors celebrated their true freedom.

The clone codes —McKissack, Pat, 1944-2017

On the run from a bounty hunter who arrested her mother for being part of a secret society devoted to freeing clones, thirteen-year-old Leanna learns amazing truths about herself and her family as she is forced to consid...

Elijah of Buxton —Curtis, Christopher Paul.

In 1859, eleven-year-old Elijah Freeman, the first free-born child in Buxton, Canada, a haven for slaves fleeing the American south, uses his wits and skills to try to bring to justice the lying preacher who has stolen m...

The secret library —Gerber, Craig, author.

"When Sofia's aunt Tilly visits Enchancia, she gives Sofia a special book that guides her to a secret library hidden in the castle! The library is filled with hundreds of unfinished books--and Sofia is the only one who c...

January's sparrow —Polacco, Patricia.

After a fellow slave is beaten to death, Sadie and her family flee the plantation for freedom through the Underground Railroad.

The giver —Lowry, Lois, author.

Given his lifetime assignment at the Ceremony of Twelve, Jonas becomes the receiver of memories shared by only one other in his community and discovers the terrible truth about the society in which he lives.

The incredible freedom machine —Saunders, Kirli, author.

She was small when she heard about them ... the incredible freedom machines. In this sumptuous story of exploration and breaking boundaries, a young girl uncovers her very own freedom machine, a vehicle that carries her ...

Freedom bird —Nolen, Jerdine, author.

In the antebellum South, two siblings shelter a large, mysterious, wounded bird and eventually follow it west toward freedom.

Bold new horizons —Kidd, Rob.

The young stowaway Jack Sparrow comes to the aid of a group of people fighting for their freedom.

One half from the east —Hashimi, Nadia, author.

After Obayda's father loses one of his legs in a bomb explosion forcing the family to move to a small village where her aunt has an idea to bring the family luck - dress Obayda, the youngest of the sisters, as a boy.

Wild Blue : the story of a mustang Appaloosa —Wedekind, Annie.

After being captured by men, Blue the Appaloosa grabs a chance at freedom and tries to find her way home.

The big box —Morrison, Toni.

Because they do not abide by the rules written by the adults around them, three children are judged unable to handle their freedom and forced to live in a box with three locks on the door.

Elijah of Buxton —Curtis, Christopher Paul.
Paperback
2007
Availability: 1 of 1

In 1859, eleven-year-old Elijah Freeman, the first free-born child in Buxton, Canada, which is a haven for slaves fleeing the American south, uses his wits and skills to try to bring to justice the lying preacher who has...

Starring Mirette and Bellini —McCully, Emily Arnold.

After the Great Bellini teaches young Mirette to walk the high wire, she uses her talent to free him from prison, and both resolve to help others become free.

Fred and the mysterious letter —Croteau, Marie-Danielle, 1953-

When Fred gets a letter from his secret crush, Lola, he is too excited to open it immediately. Unfortunately, his cat Rick shreds the letter before he can read it. Fred's grandmother helps him make sense of it when he tr...

The midnight zoo —Hartnett, Sonya.
Book On CD
2010
Availability: 1 of 1

Twelve-year-old Andrej, nine-year-old Tomas, and their baby sister Wilma flee their Romany encampment when it is attacked by Germans during World War II, and in an abandoned town they find a zoo where the animals tell th...

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