From Fugitive to Freedom: The Story of the Underground Railroad

From Fugitive to Freedom: The Story of the Underground Railroad

by Steven Otfinoski


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In an immersive, exciting narrative nonfiction format, this powerful book follows a selection of people who experienced the Underground Railroad.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781515736080
Publisher: Capstone
Publication date: 01/01/2017
Series: Tangled History Series
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.31(d)
Lexile: 780L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 14 Years

About the Author

Steven Otfinoski has written more than 150 books for young readers. Three of his nonfiction books have been chosen Books for the Teen Age by the New York Public Library. Steve is also a playwright and has his own theater company that brings one-person plays about American history to schools. Steve lives in Connecticut with his wife, who is a teacher. They have two children, two dogs, and a cat.

Table of Contents

Slaves and masters — The cost of freedom — A shock to the system — Escape plans — The journey begins — On the run — The price of freedom — The bridge — A block in the road — A new plan — Dangerous crossing — The final push — Free at last.


Multiple storylines meet Common Core standards for analyzing multiple accounts of an event Meets Common Core demand for narrative nonfiction Great for lovers of the popular You Choose series, which has sold more than 1 million copies.

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