In the 1840s, runaway slaves faced many dangers. They were often caught and sometimes killed. Ellen Craft and her husband William knew the risks. And they decided to take a chance.Ellen and William had a daring plan to escape from slavery. Posing as a white man, Ellen hoped to travel north as William's slave master. But the two had many states to cross. Would they reach freedom? Or would someone see through Ellen's disguise?In the back of this book, you'll find a script and instructions for putting on a reader's theater performance of this adventure. Download additional copies of the script plus sound effects, background images, and more ideas that will help make your reader's theater performance a success through Lerner eSource.
Ellen Craft's Escape from Slavery
Lerner Publishing Group