Freedom Books

These are the names of some literature selections that go along with the theme of freedom.
Submitted by Wendy Dickerson at Glen Oaks Elementary Library.


Picture Books:
Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt - Deborah Hopkinson - 3.8Henry's Freedom Box - Ellen Levine 3.0The Butterfly - Patricia Polacco - 3.8January's Sparrow - Patricia Polacco - 4.4Crossing Bok Chitto - Tim Tingle - 4.4 (was on Bluebonnet list a few years ago)Moses: When Harriet Tubman led her people to freedom - Carole Boston Weatherford - 4.0Freedom Summer - Debbie Wiles - 3.2


Chapter Books:
Picture of Freedom: The diary of Clotee, slave girl - Pat McKissack - 4.6 - 172 pagesFreedom's Wings: Corey's Diary - Sharonn Dennis Wyeth - 3.0 - 108 pagesBeyond Mayfield - Vaunda Micheaux Nelson - 4.1 - 138 pagesRiding Freedom - Pam Munoz Ryan - 4.5 - 138 pagesGabriel's Horses - Alison Hart - 4.6 - 162 pages (was on the Bluebonnet list a few years ago - has 2 sequels in the series)Elijah of Buxton - Christopher Paul Curtis - 5.4 - 341 pages - might be too hard but would be a good challenge for those who need it.