Many Thousands Gone: African-Americans from Slavery to Freedom
Many Thousands Gone African-Americans from Slavery to Freedom Author:Virginia Hamilton, Leo Dillon (Illustrator), Diane Dillon (Illustrator) 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. Illus. in black-and-white.