Great Escapes: Journey to Freedom, 1838
by Sherri Winston
Publication Date: Apr 28, 2020
List Price: $16.99
Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
Target Age Group: Middle Grade
Parent Company: News Corp
Are you ready for some of the most exciting, death-defying escape stories ever told? Perfect for fans of the I Survived series, the second installment in a brand-new, edge-of-your-seat series based on real events!
Winter 1838—Kentucky. Determined to save her toddler son from being sold as a slave, the woman who became known as Eliza Harris trekked through the forest, in the dark of night with wild animals on her heels. Her goal: cross the Ohio River, the boundary between the North and the South, between slavery and freedom.
Although the journey would be perilous, Eliza looked out at the treacherous frozen waters and quickly decided she couldn’t let fear stop her, especially when a new life—a free life—waited just on the other side.
From reluctant reader to total bookworm, each book in this page-turning series—featuring fascinating bonus content and captivating illustrations—will leave you excited for the next adventure!
- Juvenile Fiction / Action & Adventure / General
- Juvenile Fiction / Historical / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
- Juvenile Fiction / People & Places / United States / African American