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Barefoot

Barefoot

by Henry Cole, Pamela Duncan Edwards
In the dark of the night a Barefoot, an escaped slave, flees for his life. With his pursuers close behind and the moon shrouded in clouds, Barefoot must rely on the wisdom of the wild animals of the forest and swamp to guide him to the safety of the underground railroad. Innovative perspective and use of light and a spare text result in an unforgettable portrayal of one slave's journey to freedom. "Another outstanding collaboration from the duo responsible for Some Smug Slug."— starred review/School Library Journal
Ages
6, 7, 5
Interest Level
Grades K - 2
Grade Level Equivalent
4.2
Lexile Measure
640L
DRA
40
Guided Reading
S
Publisher
HarperTrophy
Number of Pages
32
Genre
General Fiction, Historical Fiction

About the Authors

Henry Cole
Pamela Duncan Edwards Pamela Duncan Edwards is a bestselling author of more than twenty-five children's books. Her latest title is While the World is Sleeping, illustrated by Daniel Kirk.

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