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Unspoken: A Story from the Underground Railroad Henry Cole

Unspoken: A Story from the Underground Railroad

Henry Cole

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ISBN : 9780545399975
Hardcover
40 pages
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A young girls courage is tested in this haunting, wordless story. When a farm girl discovers a runaway slave hiding in the barn, she is at once startled and frightened. But the strangers fearful eyes weigh upon her conscience, and she must make aMoreA young girls courage is tested in this haunting, wordless story. When a farm girl discovers a runaway slave hiding in the barn, she is at once startled and frightened. But the strangers fearful eyes weigh upon her conscience, and she must make a difficult choice. Will she have the courage to help him? Unspoken gifts of humanity unite the girl and the runaway as they each face a journey: one following the North Star, the other following her heart. Henry Coles unusual and original rendering of the Underground Railroad speaks directly to our deepest sense of compassion.