River runs deep

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Publisher:
Atheneum Books for Young Readers,
Pub. Date:
[2015]
Edition:
First edition.
Language:
English
Description
When a boy is sent to Mammoth cave to fight a case of consumption, little does he know he'll also be fighting for the lives of a secret community of escaped slaves, who are hidden deep within the cave. Twelve-year-old Elias has consumption, so he is sent to Kentucky's Mammoth Cave--the biggest cave in America--where the cool cave vapors are said to be healing. At first, living in a cave sounds like an adventure, but after a few days, Elias feels more sick of boredom than his illness. So he is thrilled when Stephen, one of the slaves who works in the cave, invites him to walk further through its depths. But there are more than just tunnels and stalagmites waiting to be discovered; there are mysteries hiding around every turn. The truths they conceal are far more stunning than anything Elias could ever have imagined, and he finds himself caught right in the middle of it all--while he's supposed to be resting. But how can he focus on saving his own life when so many others are in danger?
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ISBN:
9781442468245
Reading Level:
MG
Level 4.9, 9 Points
Lexile measure:
730L
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Full title river runs deep
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subject_facet African Americans -- Juvenile fiction, Fugitive slaves -- Juvenile fiction, Mammoth Cave (Ky.) -- Juvenile fiction, Slavery -- Juvenile fiction, Tuberculosis -- Juvenile fiction, Underground Railroad -- Juvenile fiction
title_display River runs deep
title_full River runs deep / by Jennifer Bradbury
title_short River runs deep
topic_facet African Americans, Fugitive slaves, Slavery, Tuberculosis, Underground Railroad