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Drinking Gourd, The

Drinking Gourd, The

Series: I Can Read
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
4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Interest Level
Grades PreK - 3
Grade Level Equivalent
2.1
Lexile Measure
370L
DRA
24
Guided Reading
M
Publisher
Lectorum Publications
Number of Pages
62
Genre
Historical Fiction

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F. N. Monjo
Fred Brenner

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