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Grades 4 - 8Grade 5n/a4.543811
1896, Susannah, Bethlehem, Mary and Free. Two women in their 50s, two girls 13--drawn together to write down the story of the women's 1855 escape from a slaveholding farm in Virginia. Susannah's guardian is Bethlehem's "master"--a minister and advocate of slavery. When the women are themselves 13, mistress and slave defiantly join forces to steal away North to freedom. Bethlehem, 1855: "It was a longer road that I had ever guessed, and I am on it still." Her road is ours.
Hardcover, 206 pages
Published on April 1, 1992 by Orchard Books
ISBN-10: 0531059839
ISBN-13: 9780531059838
4 Book Reviews
  • RAJANEIover 8 years
    IM GOING TO GET IT AND IT BETTER BE GOOD TOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    • rajanei
      rajaneiover 8 years
      • moisescarrillo
        moisescarrilloover 8 years
        this book was about 2 girls who were friends named sussanah and bethlehem they where best sussanah was a good friend because she helped out bethlehem . so at the end bethlehem was free.
        • scarlinayavaca
          scarlinayavacaalmost 9 years55 stars
          this book is so confusing but good at the same time i love it. thank you miss calhoun