One of "School Library Journal"'s Best Nonfiction Books of 2011 A family silently crawls along the ground. They run barefoot through unlit woods, sleep beneath bushes, take shelter in a kind stranger's home. Where are they heading? They are heading for freedom by way of the Underground Railroad.
About the Author
Shane W. Evans has illustrated numerous books for children, including the" Boston Globe-Horn Book" award winner "Shanna's Ballerina Show." He attributes much of his influence to his travels to Africa, South America, Asia, Europe, the Caribbean, and much of the United States. He is a firm believer in education and creative development for all people. "Underground" is the recipient of the Coretta Scott King Medal for illustrations.