Famous Fighters

Famous Fighters

Wayne L. Wilson (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624692130

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Description

Most of the people who worked on the Underground Railroad were not well-known, but many stood out and became famous. The workers came from different races, occupations, and all walks of life. Some spread the word about the injustice of slavery through writing or lectures. Some volunteered behind the scenes, sewing clothes and donating goods to help the runaways. Others risked their lives daily, leading fugitives through swamps and forests and past slave catchers to freedom. Those who were caught were fined, jailed, or even executed. But they did not give up until freedom was won for all.

Reading Level
Lexile
1000L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
W
ATOS
6.8
DRA
60
Categories
Genre
Biographies History Social Issues
Interest Age
Ages 9-12
Grade
4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade
Subject
Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Type
Non-Fiction
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