By Secret Railway Author:Enid La Monte Meadowcroft The Underground Railroad is a secret route by which slaves find their way to freedom. It takes great courage in this year 1860 to be a runaway slave or to help a slave to escape. — "It's punishment and slavery again for Jim if he's captured." Mr. Perkin's tells twelve-year-old David, "and five years in jail for YOU if you're caught helping him.... more »"
David is aware of the danger, but he MUST help Jim.
This is the thrilling story of two brave boys and the secret railway to freedom that played such a stirring part in America's history.« less