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Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt (2003)

Author: Hopkinson, Deborah Illustrator: Ransome, James
Publisher: Random House
Number of pages: 40 pages

As a seamstress in the Big House, Clara dreams of a reunion with her Momma, who lives on another plantation--and even of running away to freedom. Then she overhears two slaves talking about the Underground Railroad. In a flash of inspiration, Clara sees how she can use the cloth in her scrap bag to make a map of the land--a freedom quilt--that no master will ever suspect.

ISBN 13: 978-0679823117
Reading Level (grade): 3.8
Reading Level (A-Z): P