Underground Railroad Resources

  • Grades: PreK–K, 1–2, 3–5, 6–8


  • Freedom Roads: Searching for the Underground Railroad, by Joyce Hansen and Gary McGowan (Cricket, 2003). Gr. 5-8.
    This book explains how artifacts from archaeological digs and archived information are used to investigate the Underground Railroad.
  • Dear Austin: Letters from the Underground Railroad, by Elvira Woodruff 
    This fictional journal of two boys on the Underground Railroad is a good choice for lower-level readers.


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    Slavery, Underground Railroad, Abolition, Teacher Tips and Strategies