Aquila's Drinking Gourd

A Story of the Underground Railroad

From the Set Scrapbooks of America

Aquila's Drinking Gourd is a moving account of one young girl's experiences as a newly sold slave who makes her escape on the Underground Railroad. Through the words of Aquila, readers will learn about slavery in the United States, about the brave African-Americans who survived it, and about the people who fought for its end.

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  • Aquila's Story
  • The History of the Underground Railroad
  • Timeline
  • Glossary
  • Activities
  • To Find Out More
  • About the Author
Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Dewey F
ATOS Reading Level 5.1
Guided Reading Level T
Language English
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Format Hosted ebook
ISBN 9781614734826
Copyright 2013
Number of Pages 48
Dimensions 9.5 x 7.5
Graphics Full-color photographs

Author: Pamela Dell

Pamela Dell has been writing for kids since the late 1980's, including work in both print and interactive multimedia. In the mid-1990's, she became one of the founders of Purple Moon, a highly acclaimed interactive game company for girls. As part of her role there, Pamela created the characters and scripts for the company's multiple-award winning Rockett CD-Rom game series. She has also produced work, both fiction and nonfiction, for clients such as Mattel, Carus Publishing, World Book Encyclopedia, Children's Press, Plan B Enterprises, Addictive Media, and the University of California, among others...subsequently nominated for a Pushcart Prize.