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published: March 2008
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Hurry, Freedom

by Frieda Wishinsky, illustrated by Dean Griffiths

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post-confederation (1867-), 19th century
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list price: $9.95
edition:Paperback
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published: March 2008
ISBN:9781897349151
publisher: Owlkids Books Inc.
imprint: Maple Tree
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Since discovering the Canadian Flyer, a magical time-traveling sled, in Emily’s attic, Matt and Emily have outrun dinosaurs in the Alberta badlands, seen the Silver Dart fly high in Nova Scotia's skies, and saved pioneer children from a schoolhouse fire. In Hurry, Freedom, Emily and Matt journey to the Canada-U.S. border in 1858 to travel along the Underground Railroad. They befriend famous abolitionist Dr. Alexander Ross and a group of runaway slaves he’s helping escape to Canada. With slave catchers in close pursuit, will Emily and Matt be able to help their new friends cross the Niagara River to safety? In this, the seventh book in the popular Canadian Flyer Adventures series, author Frieda Wishinsky weaves well-researched and accurate historical facts into her compelling, kid-friendly storytelling, while Dean Griffith’s evocative illustrations situate readers perfectly in place and time. At the end of their adventure, Emily and Matt share additional facts about slavery and the Underground Railroad, and Wishinsky gives additional facts here too, in an informative Q&A format.

About the Authors
Frieda Wishinsky is the international award-winning author of over seventy books. She writes picture books, chapter books, novels and nonfiction. Her books have been translated into many languages. Frieda lives in Toronto, Ontario. For more information, visit friedawishinsky.com.
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Dean Griffiths is a popular picture-book artist with more than twenty-five titles to his name. His many awards include the Christie Harris Illustrated Children's Book Prize for Maggie Can't Wait and the Chocolate Lily Award for Ballerinas Don't Wear Glasses. Dean lives in Duncan, British Columbia, with his daughter. For more information, visit www.deans-art.com.
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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
6 to 9
Grade:
1 to 4
Editorial Reviews

For fans of the Magic Treehouse series, this one is just as entertaining...Hurry, Freedom is a fast-paced story that draws the reader into the fear and tension that existed during the era of slaves and their quest for freedom.

— TeensReadToo.com

Another adventure into the past…in a very serviceable series.

— Victoria Times-Colonist

Wishinsky's Canadian Flyer Adventures series continues to provide early chapter readers with a perspective into Canadian history while filling them with adventure and some humor...[Hurry, Freedom] acts as a wonderful introduction to [the Underground Railroad] and will no doubt pique interest in further reading.

— CM Magazine: Canadian Review of Materials

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