January's Sparrow

January's Sparrow

Book - 2009
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After a fellow slave is beaten to death, Sadie and her family flee the plantation for freedom through the Underground Railroad.
Publisher: New York : Philomel Books/Penguin Young Readers Group, 2009
ISBN: 9780399250774
Branch Call Number: J POL
Characteristics: 94 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm


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Mar 22, 2014

This is a beautiful story. It's well written and a pleasure to read, as are all Patricia Polacco's books. It make's the story of Sadie and January even more heartfelt and important knowing it was based on true events and real people. This is a story of a family escaping slavery and their hard road to freedom on the underground railway.

Jan 28, 2014

This book was very well written. The story was exciting. It was a wonderful story of a family living as escaped slaves prior to the civil war. The bravery of the family and the entire town show through wonderfully. We used this and "Pink and Say" to supplement our study of the Civil War.

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DonnaRay Mar 26, 2011

DonnaRay thinks this title is suitable for 11 years and over


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