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The Resource If you traveled on the underground railroad, by Ellen Levine ; illustrated by Larry Johnson

If you traveled on the underground railroad, by Ellen Levine ; illustrated by Larry Johnson

Label
If you traveled on the underground railroad
Title
If you traveled on the underground railroad
Statement of responsibility
by Ellen Levine ; illustrated by Larry Johnson
Title variation
Underground railroad
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Explains what the underground railroad was, why slaves ran away, and how they were helped to escape
Summary
Answers questions about the background of the underground railroad, explains what it was like to be a slave, and describes the hardships faced by fugitive slaves
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
195003
Cataloging source
ICrlF
Dewey number
973.7/115
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • 3.5
  • K-3
  • 720
Intended audience source
  • Follett Library Resources
  • Follett Library Resources
  • Lexile
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
720
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 3
  • 4
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
juvenile
Label
If you traveled on the underground railroad, by Ellen Levine ; illustrated by Larry Johnson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- What was the Underground Railroad? -- How did the Underground Railroad get its name? -- When did the Underground Railroad start running? -- What did it mean to be slave? -- Could you buy yourself? -- Why would you run away? -- Where would you first go when you ran away? -- What dangers did you face? -- What would you eat while you were hiding? -- Where was the safest place to go? -- How would you hear about Canada? -- How did owners try to catch the fugitives? -- Did anyone help the owners? -- Would you use disguises when you ran away? -- Did you use special signals and codes on the Underground Railroad? -- How would you trick the slave hunters? -- Were there special hiding places on the Underground Railroad? -- How long would you stay at a station? -- How long would the whole trip take? -- When was the best time of year to escape? -- Who worked on the Underground Railroad? -- How did people learn about the Underground Railroad? -- Was everyone in the North against slavery? -- How many salves escaped? -- What happened if you were caught? -- Were people who helped you punished? -- What did the Presidents of the United States think about the Underground Railroad? -- What would you do when you became free? -- When did the Underground Railroad stop running?
Control code
14337741
Dimensions
19 x 23 cm
Extent
64 pages
Isbn
9780590451567
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (PPL)BF6D3A8052D14A1A9DB25DFD3A09B393
  • (IMchF)fol00469040
Label
If you traveled on the underground railroad, by Ellen Levine ; illustrated by Larry Johnson
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- What was the Underground Railroad? -- How did the Underground Railroad get its name? -- When did the Underground Railroad start running? -- What did it mean to be slave? -- Could you buy yourself? -- Why would you run away? -- Where would you first go when you ran away? -- What dangers did you face? -- What would you eat while you were hiding? -- Where was the safest place to go? -- How would you hear about Canada? -- How did owners try to catch the fugitives? -- Did anyone help the owners? -- Would you use disguises when you ran away? -- Did you use special signals and codes on the Underground Railroad? -- How would you trick the slave hunters? -- Were there special hiding places on the Underground Railroad? -- How long would you stay at a station? -- How long would the whole trip take? -- When was the best time of year to escape? -- Who worked on the Underground Railroad? -- How did people learn about the Underground Railroad? -- Was everyone in the North against slavery? -- How many salves escaped? -- What happened if you were caught? -- Were people who helped you punished? -- What did the Presidents of the United States think about the Underground Railroad? -- What would you do when you became free? -- When did the Underground Railroad stop running?
Control code
14337741
Dimensions
19 x 23 cm
Extent
64 pages
Isbn
9780590451567
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (PPL)BF6D3A8052D14A1A9DB25DFD3A09B393
  • (IMchF)fol00469040

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