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Candlewick

The Patchwork Path: A Quilt Map to Freedom

The Patchwork Path: A Quilt Map to Freedom

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  • Author: Bettye Stroud
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Candlewick
  • Published: 2007-08-28
  • Edition: Reprint
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"An exciting story about a girl and her father who escape slavery. . . . Works well as a story and also as a lesson in African-American history." — SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL

Now that Hannah's papa has decided to make the run for freedom, her patchwork quilt is not just a precious memento of Mama — it's a series of hidden clues that will guide them along the Underground Railroad to Canada. A fictionalized account of a fascinating oral history, THE PATCHWORK PATH tells the story of a two of the thousands who escaped a life of slavery and made the dangerous journey to freedom — a story of courage, determination, and hope.

- A Gustavus Myers Center for the Study of Bigotry and Human Rights Outstanding Book, Honorable Mention

- An Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Award Winner

The More Than Words double bottom line: Every purchase provides hands on job training opportunities, and all revenue supports our nonprofit to empower youth to take charge of their lives.

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