"Running for Freedom" is a fascinating synopsis of slavery in the United States. Each sentence contains a wealth of knowledge that can be discussed and explained in the classroom setting. Age appropriate illustrations make the saga of slavery come alive to the young reader,
From the shores of Africa in the 1600's to the shores of America in the 1800's, black men and women endured terrible hardships. From the horrors and stench of the slave ships to the embarrassment of the auction blocks, to the whippings of cruel taskmasters, life was a non-ending nightmare....
This book is useful in grades 3-8 and in special education classrooms. It comes with questions and a glossary.