Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Graphic Novels: Level 16: Freedom Train by Glen Downey
  

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Graphic Novels: Level 16: Freedom Train

Written by Glen Downey
Illustrated by Leigh Dragoon
Part of the Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Graphic Novels Series

Synopsis

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Graphic Novels: Level 16: Freedom Train by Glen Downey

In The Freedom Train a young slave girl named Lizzie escapes from her owner with the help of her friend Elijah. When Elijah is killed, Lizzie has to trust others to guide her on a secret path to freedom, called the Underground Railroad. Will Lizzie reach the 'promised land' before she is caught? These highly motivating, action-packed visual texts will excite young readers. TreeTops Graphic Novels offer a different kind of reading challenge to engage 7-11 year olds. These historically-themed stories contain links to real events and non-fiction pages to give context and purpose to reading. The thought-provoking topics make these stories ideal for encouraging discussion and drama. Books contain inside cover notes to support children in their reading. Help with children's reading development also available at www.oxfordowl.co.uk. The books are finely levelled, making it easy to match every child to the right book.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
48 pages

Author

Glen Downey
More books by Glen Downey

Publisher

Rubicon Publishing an imprint of Rubicon Publishing Inc

Publication date

9th January 2014

ISBN

9781770582934


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