Under the Freedom Tree

by Susan VanHecke

Illustrations by London Ladd

First Release:

April 2014

ISBN: 9781580895507

Virginia,1861. This escape story—of three runaway slaves who were the first “contrabands” of the Civil War—is also the story of the beginning of slavery’s end. Author’s note. Bibliography. Full-color illustrations done in acrylic, pastel, and colored pencil.

  • ISBN: 9781580895507
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Charlesbridge
    Page Count: 32
    Trim Size: 8 1/2" x 11"
    Dewey Classification: 811/.6
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 3.3, Points: 0.5
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 4.1, Points: 1
    Genre: Nonfic
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