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Journey to freedom, 1838 —Winston, Sherri, author.

In this retelling of an episode from Uncle Tom's Cabin, the slave Eliza Harris resolves to escape with her two-year-old son across the frozen Ohio River to prevent her master from selling the boy. Includes historical not...

Tennessee Rose —Kendall, Jane F.

Although raised on a Southern plantation and owned by a Confederate officer, a Tennessee walking horse helps a slave during the Civil War.

Chains —Anderson, Laurie Halse.

After being sold to a cruel couple in New York City, a slave named Isabel spies for the rebels during the Revolutionary War.

Copper sun —Draper, Sharon M. (Sharon Mills)

Two fifteen-year-old girls--one a slave and the other an indentured servant--escape their Carolina plantation and try to make their way to Fort Moses, Florida, a Spanish colony that gives sanctuary to slaves.

Millie's remarkable journey —Finley, Martha, 1828-1909.

When fifteen-year-old Millie Keith leaves her family and frontier home in Indiana to visit a wealthy plantation in the South in hopes of curing her persistent cough, she witnesses the horror of slavery and sets out to te...

Champion of the Titan Games —Mull, Brandon, 1974- author.

As the war with the dragons intensifies, all eyes are turning to Titan Valley for help. A dragon sanctuary unlike any of the others, this one is home to enslaved dragons ruled by the powerful Giant Queen, one of the five...

Hush : an Irish princess' tale —Napoli, Donna Jo, 1948-

Fifteen-year-old Melkorka, an Irish princess, is kidnapped by Russian slave traders and not only learns how to survive but to challenge some of the brutality of her captors, who are fascinated by her apparent muteness an...

Juneteenth for Mazie —Cooper, Floyd, author.
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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.

Moses : when Harriet Tubman led her people to freedom —Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956-

Describes Tubman's spiritual journey as she hears the voice of God guiding her north to freedom on that very first trip to escape the brutal practice of forced servitude. Tubman would make nineteen subsequent trips back...

The end of the world and beyond : continues The unexpected life of Oliver Cromwell Pitts : being an absolutely accurate autobiographical account of my follies, fortune & fate written by himself —Avi, 1937- author.

After his thievery conviction in 1724, Oliver Cromwell Pitts is sent from England across the Atlantic to America where he is enslaved on a tobacco farm, never giving up on finding his sister, Charity, brought to the colo...

The light across the river : a novel —Reed, Stephanie.

In 1830s Ohio, Johnny Rankin's father and brother Lowry think he is too young and hotheaded to work on the Underground Railroad, but Johnny finds a way to help Eliza, a runaway slave from Kentucky, try to convey her enti...

A shade of vampire —Forrest, Bella, author.

"On the evening of Sofia Claremont's seventeenth birthday, she is sucked into a nightmare from which she cannot wake. A quiet evening walk along a beach brings her face to face with a dangerous pale creature that craves ...

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...

Bell's Star —Hart, Alison, 1950-

In the Vermont spring of 1853, Bell's Star, a Morgan horse, and his owner Katie rescue a runaway slave and try to outwit the slave catchers in order to help her to freedom.

High Rhulain —Jacques, Brian.

Following a dream, the young ottermaid Tiria travels from Redwall to the Green Isle, where otters have long been enslaved by feral cats but fight back as they await the High Rhulain, a savior whose coming was foretold.

Nightjohn —Paulsen, Gary.

Twelve-year-old Sarny's brutal life as a slave becomes even more dangerous when a newly arrived slave offers to teach her how to read.

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...

Henry's freedom box —Levine, Ellen.

A fictionalized account of how in 1849 a Virginia slave, Henry "Box" Brown, escapes to freedom by shipping himself in a wooden crate from Richmond to Philadelphia.

From slave to soldier : based on a true Civil War story —Hopkinson, Deborah.

A boy who hates being a slave joins the Union Army to fight for freedom, and proves himself brave and capable of handling a mule team when the need arises.

Look to the hills : the diary of Lozette Moreau, a French slave girl —McKissack, Pat, 1944-2017

Brought up in France as the African slave companion of a nobleman's daughter, thirteen-year-old Zettie records the events of 1763, when she and her mistress escape to the New World where they are inadvertently drawn into...

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