Picture Book of the Day
by Shane W. Evans (Author, Illustrator)
Booktalk: A family silently crawls along the ground. They run barefoot through unlit woods, sleep beneath bushes, take shelter in a kind stranger’s home. Where are they heading? They are heading for Freedom by way of the Underground Railroad.
Snippet: We are quiet.
Chapter Book of the Day
Fort Mose: And the Story of the Man Who Built the First Free Black Settlement in Colonial America
by Glennette Tilley Turner (Author)
Booktalk: Fort Mose in St. Augustine, Florida, was the first free African settlement to legally exist in what later became the United States. It was also the most southern link of the Underground Railroad.
Snippet: For Francisco Menendez, the story started in the Senegambia region of West Africa, where he was born into the Mandingo tribe around 1700.
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