Underground by Shane W. Evans
Finding the Light to Freedom

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One of School Library Journal’s Best Nonfiction Books of 2011

A family silently crawls along the ground. They run barefoot through unlit woods, sleep beneath bushes, take shelter in a kind stranger's home. Where are they heading? They are heading for Freedom by way of the Underground Railroad.
 

About Shane W. Evans

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Shane W. Evans has illustrated numerous books for children, including Black Jack: The Ballad of Jack Johnson and Underground, recipient of four starred reviews, both for Roaring Brook Press. He lives with his family in Kansas City, Missouri. Visit him online at www.shaneevans.com or at www.olusdream.com
 
Published June 25, 2013 by Roaring Brook Press. 32 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Powerfully expressive imagery will sweep young viewers into this suspenseful journey along the Underground Railroad.

Jan 04 2011 | Read Full Review of Underground: Finding the Ligh...

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For Art News he produced now-classic studio portraits of de Kooning, Pollock and others, many of them friends, who were emerging as stars of a new, glamorous, hierarchical conglomerate called the Art World.

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The accompanying introduction of Einstein — “While some may say you are crazy, wild or even selfish, you know you are just like the scientist who had a hard time learning to read, but whose theories became the basis for most of modern science” — may hearten kids stumbling over phonics.

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Shane W. Evans introduces young readers to the Underground Railroad; and Spike Lee and Tonya Lewis Lee capture the accomplishments of a range of heroes and heroines.

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Chicago Tribune

At the conclusion, light and freedom reveal the individuals: "I am free.

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AnnArbor.com

Crews recently uncovered a 30-foot-long rail car that was buried for decades at an industrial site in Dexter.

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