to the Underground Railroad . . .
Two young slaves, George and Ruth, must rely on fellow teen Nathaniel to help them escape slavery. The path to freedom is long and treacherous, and there are many people hunting for the trio. Nathaniel is so young . . . and George and Ruth aren’t sure if they can trust him.
Great Escapes Gets Kids Excited About History
Children will be introduced to real historical figures that are interwoven into the stories. This will give curious readers the chance to seek out more information and spur a keen interest in famous people and places in history.
About the Author:
Gare Thompson, a former educator, has written numerous children’s books and is hard at work on his next bestseller. His specialty is historical fiction, but he has also written biographies about Helen Keller and Ben Franklin. Like the kids Gare works with and writes for, he believes we are lifelong learners and should never stop being curious. Gare lives in Massachusetts.