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Steal Away Home
  Steal Away Home
Simon & Schuster, 1994
Aladdin Paperback, 1999

ISBN: 978-0-6898-2435-7

An International Reading Association Young Adults' Choice; a Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies; Children's Choice lists in seven states.

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What's it About?
Say you found a skeleton in your attic and discovered that it belonged to a runaway slave. Jump back in time 140 years. What if you lived in that same house before the Civil War and your family broke the law to hide runaways? What if you were the escaped slave, with slave owners and mercenaries and bloodhounds hunting you down?

Reviews and Comments
"Ruby's fluid transition and realistic portrayal of life in the present and past make this one of the best young adult books I have read in a long time." (VOYA Magazine)

For More Information
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Underground Railroad @ National Geographic

 

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