North by Night: A Story of the Underground Railroad
Random House, Inc.
It's 1851 and Lucy Spencer's family is keeping a secret. Their Ohio home is a station on the Underground Railroad, the network of people and places that helps fugitive slaves escape to freedom in Canada. Lucy believes in what she and her family do to help the fugitives, even if it means putting herself in danger.
So Lucy doesn't hesitate when she is asked to stay with the Widow Aurelia Mercer and help her with a family of runaway slaves hiding in her attic. And she learns so much from her experience--about growing up, love, and standing on her own. But what will Lucy do when she is asked to make the ultimate sacrifice and leave all she loves behind?
Baker & Taylor
Presents the journal of a sixteen-year-old girl whose family operates a stop on the Underground Railroad
Set in Ohio in 1851, Lucy Spencer and her family are dedicated workers of the secret Underground Railroad, thus when she is asked to move away to help a widow run her home of runaway slaves, she is divided over her dedication to the cause and her desire to be with her family. Reprint. Teacher's Guide.
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