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    Follow the Drinking Gourd

    by Jeanette Jeanette

    This simple folk song sung by slaves was really a map to freedom—the lyrics hid directions to the Underground Railroad!

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The Drinking Gourd

A Story of the Underground Railroad

Author: F. N. Monjo

Illustrator: Fred Brenner

Interest Level:
Pre-K-3

Lexile Framework:
370

Grade Level Equivalent:
2.1

Age:
4-8

Genre:
Historical Fiction, Series

Subject:
American History, Slavery, Underground Railroad, Abolition, Extended Families

About This Book

A young boy learns that his home is a secret station on the Underground Railroad and helps a family of slaves follow the "drinking gourd" (Big Dipper) north to freedom. "An exciting and moving adventure story for beginning readers." — Booklist


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