Award-winning author Bryan Prince portrays the experiences of slaves and former slaves in these compelling histories of the Underground Railroad and American Civil War. This special two-book collection includes:
My Brother’s Keeper: African Canadians and the American Civil War
The stirring story of African Canadians who had fled slavery and oppression in the United States but returned to enlist in the Union forces in the American Civil War.
One More River to Cross
Accused of the attempted murder of a plantation owner in Maryland during the early 1800s, Isaac Brown, a slave, survived harsh punishment, escaped, was recaptured, escaped again, and in the face of multiple challenges, ultimately made his way to freedom in Canada. This is his story.
About the author
Bryan Prince is a respected historical researcher on the Underground Railroad, slavery, and abolition. His previous books include One More River to Cross, A Shadow on the Household, and I Came As a Stranger. Bryan is in demand as a presenter throughout North America, and he and his wife were awarded the 2011 prize for the Advancement of Knowledge by the Underground Railroad Free Press. He lives in North Buxton, Ontario.