Escaping Slavery

Great Escapes in History
  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Engages readers with incredible stories of people who made daring escapes from slavery. With clever plans and the help of the Underground Railroad, these people escaped enslavement to find freedom. Additional features include a Fast Facts spread, informative infographics, critical-thinking questions, a phonetic glossary, a selected bibliography, an index, information about the author, and sources for further research.

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Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Narrative, Nonfiction
Category Social Studies
Copyright 2019
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Imprint Momentum
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2018-08-01
BISACS JNF025000
Dewey 306.3
Graphics Full-color photographs, Historical photographs
Dimensions 6.5 x 9
Lexile 830
Guided Reading Level U
ATOS Reading Level 5.3
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 196695
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Infographics, Phonetics, Photo captions, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Starred, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
Online Resources
  • Fast Facts
  • Henry Box Brown
  • William and Ellen Craft
  • Lewis Williams
  • Frederick Douglass
  • Think About It
  • Glossary
  • To Learn More
  • Selected Bibliography
  • Index
  • About the Author
Author: Peggy Caravantes

After a career in education, Peggy Caravantes fulfilled a lifetime dream to write. She is the author of numerous children's history books and middle grade/young adult biographies. Caravantes holds a bachelor of arts degree in English and a master of educational administration degree. She lives in San Antonio, Texas.

Reviews

A noteworthy review of Great Escapes in History from School Library Connection on May 1, 2019

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