Many Thousand Gone: African Americans from Slavery to Freedom: (ALA Notable Children's Book)
Many Thousand Gone African Americans from Slavery to Freedom - ALA Notable Children's Book Author:Virginia Hamilton, Leo Dillon, Diane Dillon (Illustrator) Illus. in black-and-white. In this companion volume to the award-winning The 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.