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There are many wonderful books about the Underground Railroad. These are some that are specifically about Maryland.

Books for Children Ages 4-8

Aunt Harriet's Underground Railroad in the Sky
by Faith Ringgold (Illustrator), J. Davis (Editor)
Paperback (December 1995)
Crown Pub; ISBN: 0517885433

Under the Quilt of Night
by Deborah Hopkinson, James Ransome (Illustrator)
School & Library Binding - 40 pages (January 2002)
Atheneum; ISBN: 0689822278

Journey to Freedom : A Story of the Underground Railroad
by Coutni C. Wright, Gershom Griffith (Illustrator)
Paperback - 32 pages Reprint edition (September 1997)
Holiday House; ISBN: 0823413330

Barefoot : Escape on the Underground Railroad
by Pamela Duncan Edwards, Henry Cole (Illustrator)
Hardcover - 32 pages (January 1997)
Harpercollins Juvenile Books; ISBN: 006027137X

Escape!
by Sharon Shavers Gayle, Eric Velasquez (Illustrator)
Hardcover - 32 pages (April 1999)
Soundprints Corp Audio; ISBN: 1568996225

Drinking Gourd : A Story of the Underground Railroad (An I Can Read Book)
by F. N. Monjo, Fred Brenner (Illustrator)
Library Binding - 62 pages Reissue edition (January 1993)
HarperCollins Children's Books; ISBN: 0060243309

Secret Signs : Along the Underground Railroad
by Anita Riggio (Illustrator)
School & Library Binding - 32 pages 1 Ed edition (January 1997)
Boyds Mills Pr; ISBN: 1563975556

President of the Underground Railroad : A Story About Levi Coffin (Creative Minds Biography)
by Gwenyth Swain, Ralph L. Ramstad (Illustrator)
Library Binding - 64 pages (February 2001)
Carolrhoda Books; ISBN: 1575055511

Frederick Douglass : Leader Against Slavery (McKissack, Pat, Great African Americans Series)
by Patricia McKissack, et al
Library Binding - 32 pages Revised edition (January 2002)
Enslow Publishers, Inc.; ISBN: 076601696X

Books for Children Ages 9-12 »



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