Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt
Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt
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Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt

Written by Deborah Hopkinson & illustrated by James Ransome
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3 - 7
Reading age
40
Page count
54
Words per page
680L
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Jul 10, 1995
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Illus. in full color. As a seamstress in the Big House, Clara dreams of areunion with her Momma, who lives on another plantation–and even of runningaway to freedom. Then she overhears two slaves talking about the UndergroundRailroad. In a flash of inspiration, Clara sees how she can use the cloth inher scrap bag to make a map of the land–a freedom quilt–that no master willever suspect. “A particularly effective way to introduce the subject to youngerchildren, adding a trenchant immediacy to their understanding of a difficultbut important chapter in the country’s past.”–(starred) “Horn Book.” “This first-rate book is a triumph of the heart.”–(starred) “PublishersWeekly. “

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9780679874720
    Publication Date
    July 10, 1995
    Publisher
    Dragonfly Books
    Page Count
    40
    Words Per Page
    53.625
    Audience
    Picture
    Reading Age
    3 - 7 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    91011601
    WorldCat Number (OCLC)
    35363135
    Lexile® Level
    680L
    Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
    ~P
    ATOS® Book Level
    3.8
    Accelerated Reader® Points
    0.5
    Accelerated Reader Quiz
    9960
    Accelerated Reader Interest Level
    LG

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