Steal Away Home by Lois Ruby
(Aladdin Historical Fiction)

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Twelve-year-old Dana and her parents are working hard to turn their new house into a bed-and-breakfast inn when Dana discovers a skeleton and a secret diary behind the wall of one of the bedrooms. This suspenseful, thought-provoking novel tells the story of the Underground Railroad and how the dramatic discovery affects the lives of Dana and her family.

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Lois Ruby's books include Soon Be Free and Steal Away Home. Her books have been included on IRA and Children's Choice lists.
Published November 1, 1994 by Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing. 208 pages
Genres: Travel, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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When Lois discovers a diary and a human skeleton in a hidden room, she learns that her house was a station on the Underground Railroad; scenes alternate between 1856 and the present. Ages 8-12. (Jan.)

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