Journeys for Freedom: A New Look at America's Story

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Elspeth Leacock, Susan Buckley

Narrated By: Adam Grupper

Publisher: Recorded Books

Date: March 2009

Duration: 1 hours 59 minutes

Summary:

Experience 20 great moments in American history-from the 1631 quest of Christian libertarian Roger Williams to the 1988 ordeal of Sudanese refugee Peter Malual. -Battle Redcoats with Continental soldier-in-disguise Deborah Sampson (1782). -Pay freedom's price 16 times with devoted freedman Frank McWhorter (1795). -Brave a thousand-mile trek with runaway slaves William and Ellen Craft (1845). -Blast a path through the mountains with the Central Pacific's intrepid Ah Goong (1868). -Flee oppression's hopeless grip with Russian immigrant Mary Antin (1894). -Escape a Nazi concentration camp's brutality with Jewish youth Isi Veleris (1939). Award-winning educational authors Susan Buckley and Elspeth Leacock deliver the third entry in their acclaimed history series. Using compelling vignettes, Journeys for Freedom weaves an enchanting tapestry of U.S. history for children of all ages. Adam Grupper's splendid narration assures that this dramatic audiobook will be listened to again and again. 'This lively history focuses on 20 individuals' quest for freedom across U.S. history. The stories are as varied as they are fascinating and often go beyond the personal.'-Booklist, starred review

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Journeys for Freedom: A New Look at America's Story

by Elspeth Leacock, Susan Buckley

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