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The Drinking Gourd

The Drinking Gourd

by F. N. Monjo Illustrated by Fred Brenner

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

Ages
3, 6, 8, 4, 7, 5
Interest Level
Grades PreK - 3
Grade Level Equivalent
2.1
Lexile Measure
370L
DRA
24
Guided Reading
M
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers
Number of Pages
64
Genre
Historical Fiction, Series

About the Author and Illustrator

F. N. Monjo
Fred Brenner

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