Hurry, Freedom

Hurry, Freedom

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Since discovering the Canadian Flyer, a magical time-traveling sled, in Emily's attic, Matt and Emily have outrun dinosaurs in the Alberta badlands, seen the Silver Dart fly high in Nova Scotia's skies, and saved pioneer children from a schoolhouse fire. In Hurry, Freedom, Emily and Matt journey to the Canada-U.S. border in 1858 to travel along the Underground Railroad. They befriend famous abolitionist Dr. Alexander Ross and a group of runaway slaves he's helping escape to Canada. With slave catchers in close pursuit, will Emily and Matt be able to help their new friends cross the Niagara River to safety? In this, the seventh book in the popular Canadian Flyer Adventures series, author Frieda Wishinsky weaves well-researched and accurate historical facts into her compelling, kid-friendly storytelling, while Dean Griffith's evocative illustrations situate readers perfectly in place and time. At the end of their adventure, Emily and Matt share additional facts about slavery and the Underground Railroad, and Wishinsky gives additional facts here too, in an informative Q&A format.
Publisher: Toronto : Maple Tree Press, 2008.
ISBN: 9781897349144
9781897349151
1897349149
Branch Call Number: J WIS
Additional Contributors: Griffiths, Dean 1967-- Illustrator

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Adar
Jan 05, 2010

It's a nice book about saving slaves with slave catchers and wild rivers, enjoy!

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lynda
Jun 06, 2008

This series is similar to Magic Treehouse - which my son loved at this age. My daughter however seems much more taken with this set of books.

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