Many thousand gone: African Americans from slavery to freedom

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Illus. in black-and-white. In this companion volume to the award-winningThe People Could Fly,Virginia Hamilton traces the history of slavery and the Underground Railroad in America. Thirty-five inspiring stories describe ingenious escapes, desperate measures, and daring protests of former slaves. "Hamilton is neither sensational nor sentimental, even as she celebrates the many acts of shining courage. This makes us all want to know more, much more, about those many thousand gone."--(starred)Booklist."A compelling book, outstanding in every way."--(pointer)Kirkus.  
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Full title many thousand gone african americans from slavery to freedom
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subject_facet African Americans, Fugitive slaves, Fugitive slaves -- Juvenile literature, Fugitive slaves -- United States -- Juvenile literature, Underground railroad, Underground railroad -- Juvenile literature
title_display Many thousand gone : African Americans from slavery to freedom
title_full Many thousand gone : African Americans from slavery to freedom / by Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon
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title_sub African Americans from slavery to freedom
topic_facet African Americans, Fugitive slaves, Underground railroad