Description or summary of the book: Illus. in full color. As a seamstress in the Big House, Clara dreams of areunion with her Momma, who lives on another plantation-and even of runningaway to freedom. Then she overhears two slaves talking about the UndergroundRailroad. In a flash of inspiration, Clara sees how she can use the cloth inher scrap bag to make a map of the land-a freedom quilt-that no master willever suspect. 'A particularly effective way to introduce the subject to youngerchildren, adding a trenchant immediacy to their understanding of a difficultbut important chapter in the country's past.'-(starred) 'Horn Book.' 'This first-rate book is a triumph of the heart.'-(starred) 'PublishersWeekly. '
Estimated reading time (average reader): 2H11M20S
Other categories, genre or collection: Historical, Family, Picture Books, Children's Fiction
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