The Drinking Gourd - An I Can Read Book, Level 3
The stars of the Big Dipper have led a runaway slave family to Deacon Fuller's house, a stop on the underground railroad. Will Tommy Fuller be able to hide the runaways from a search party, or will the secret passengers be discovered and their hope for freedom destroyed? Though the story is fictional, it is based on the true story of the underground railroad. For grades 2-4 and children who can read by themselves. Paperback by F. N. Monjo. 64 pages, measures 5-1/2 x 8-1/2".