Friend on Freedom River

Underground Railroad story based in Detroit.

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An underground railroad fictionilized account of escape to freedom across the Detroit River into Canada. The author lived not far from the site where the story unfolds. Add this historical children’s picture book to your child’s collection or to your school’s social studies collection. Teachers in the Michigan area should be sure to include this important book. The book mentions the Second Baptist Church and the new Underground Railroad monument at Hart Plaza and in Windsor. Author – Gloria Whelan Illustrator – Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen Ages 7&up


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