Monday, November 16, 2009
Title: Barefoot ~ Escape on the Underground Railroad
Written by: Pamela Duncan Edwards
Illustrator: Henry Cole
Soft cover: 32 pages
Publisher: Harper Collins Publisher
Published: December 1998
Observing and understanding nature’s signs proved to be instrumental in a runaway slave’s quest for freedom. The weather did not always cooperate, especially when the moon would be hidden by clouds. The darkness blanketed the pathway to freedom. One could not panic. It was essential to remain calm and alert to the animal sounds, along with the common human signs to ensure safe passage.
Barefoot’s journey though the darkness guided by unusual assistance will have your heart pounding and your mouth dry in anticipation of the two sides of the scale, freedom or capture. Which shall prevail? Immerse yourself in Barefoot ~ Escape on the Underground Railroad and you will soon find out.
The expert flow of this unique story of the Underground Railroad paired with the mesmerizing illustrations will leave you breathless.
Visit the enchanting world of author, Pamela Duncan Edwards at http://www.pameladuncanedwards.net/
Visit the colorful world of illustrator, Henry Cole at http://www.henrycole.net/