Under the Quilt of Night
By: Deborah Hopkinson and James E. Ransome
On March 19th, author Deborah Hopkinson, of Oregon, is coming to the North Street and West street schools to speak with students about Under the Quilt of Night and the Grades K-2 Community Read selection, Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt.
Award-winning duo Deborah Hopkinson and James E. Ransome combine their talents once more for this sequel to the best-selling Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt. Traveling late one night, a runaway slave girl spies a quilt hanging outside a house. The quilt's center is a striking deep blue -- a sign that the people inside are willing to help her escape. Can she bravely navaigate the complex world of the Underground Railroad and lead her family to freedom?
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