Sweet Clara and the freedom quilt

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An inspiring tale of creativity and determination on the Underground Railroad from Coretta Scott King winner James Ransome and acclaimed author Deborah Hopkinson. Clara, a slave and seamstress on Home Plantation, dreams of freedom--not just for herself, but for her family and friends. When she overhears a conversation about the Underground Railroad, she has a flash of inspiration. Using scraps of cloth from her work in the Big House and scraps of information gathered from other slaves, she fashions a map that the master would never even recognize. . . . From the award-winning author-illustrator team of Deborah Hopkinson and James Ransome, this fictional tale of the Underground Railroad continues to inspire young readers 25 years after its original publication. "Inspiring." -- The New York Times "A triumph of the human spirit." -- Publishers Weekly , starred review
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9780679874720
9780307793416
067992311
9780679823117
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LG
Level 3.8, 0.5 Points
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AD: Adult Directed 680L
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Grouped Work ID 44554baf-8222-b37d-42e3-db8ec27dad01
Grouping Title sweet clara and the freedom quilt
Grouping Author hopkinson deborah
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-12-14 22:49:08PM
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author Deborah Hopkinson
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display_description A young slave stitches a quilt with a map pattern which guides her to freedom in the North.
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subject_facet Historical fiction, Quilts -- Fiction, Quilts -- Juvenile fiction, Slavery -- Fiction, Slavery -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Sweet Clara and the freedom quilt
title_full Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt, Sweet Clara and the freedom quilt / by Deborah Hopkinson ; illustrated by James Ransome, Sweet Clara and the freedom quilt / by Deborah Hopkinson ; paintings by James Ransome
title_short Sweet Clara and the freedom quilt
title_sub
topic_facet Historical Fiction, Historical fiction, Juvenile Fiction, Juvenile Literature, Quilts, Slavery