"Under the Quilt of Night"

Written by Deborah Hopkinson and illustrated by James E. Ransome

From the award-winning duo behind the bestselling Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt comes the stunning, richly illustrated sequel about a young enslaved girl who follows a quilt's message to freedom. When night falls, and all is quiet, a slave girl starts to run. She follows the moon into the woods, leading her loved ones away from their master under the quilt of night. Guided by the stars, they head north in the direction of freedom. At last, the girl sees a quilt with a center square made from deep blue fabric and knows it's a signal from friends on the Underground Railroad, welcoming her into their home. Can she bravely step forward and lead her family to freedom?

Ages 5-10

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