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When Truth Hopkins's father dies she goes to live with her uncle and his family on their North Carolina farm Like Truth the Bardwells are uakers They oppose slavery but refuse to take up arms in the civil war that is now being waged to end this inhuman institution Then one day a runaway slave takes refuge on the Bardwell farm and to Truth I read this aloud to my kids when we traveled to Georgia from CA and toured several historical sites Though the book doesn t take place in Georgia it really helped us to get into the time period Both my 10 yr old daughter 8 yr old son enjoyed it
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's amazement her uncle hides him from the slave catchers Even puzzling he asks her to accompany him when he deliverswagonload of hay to a neighbor late that nightThis ride and the wagon's real cargo involve Truth in a mysterious and dangerous underground movement and reveal how she can help further the cause of freedom without the use of I saw this on a sale cart at a local library and I like historical novels and expected this to be a great find on the topic of slavery and the Civil War but it was nothing like that I only spent 25 cents but there was no real reason for me to read this and I look forward to finding better novels on the subject After reading They Loved to Laugh I was thoroughly sick of the Friends had never heard of them before and was turned off to discover they re in here It also reminded me of that book because both heroines go to live with family and have only male cousins All of the thee s and thy s are really annoying
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A riflePatricia Beatty best selling author and winner of the Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction takes readers on an unforgettable trip aboard the Underground Railroad Her powerful story of the Civil War captures the secrecy suspense and heroism of this little known chapter in America's history and will long be remembered by readers This is the third of Patricia Beatty s historical novels set in the Civil War Charley Skedaddle was set with a young boy from the north who runs off to war only to find out it wasn t what he expectedTurn Homeward Hanna was set with a young girl from the south who is taken prisoner and sent north accused of treason because she worked at a southern cloth mill In Who Comes With Cannons we are introduced to uakers in North Carolina who were part of the Underground Railroad I found this book an easy read once you get into cadence with the Friends language use of thee While it does seem improbable that the young g