"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 Patchwork Path
A Quilt Map to Freedom