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Steal Away Home : Aladdin Historical Fiction - Lois Ruby

Steal Away Home

Aladdin Historical Fiction

By: Lois Ruby

Paperback Published: 1st January 1999
ISBN: 9780689824357
Number Of Pages: 192
For Ages: 9 - 11 years old

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When twelve-year-old Dana Shannon starts to strip away wallpaper in her family's old house, she's unprepared for the surprise that awaits her. A hidden room -- containing a human skeleton How did such a thing get there? And why was the tiny room sealed up?

With the help of a diary found in the room, Dana learns her house was once a station on the Underground Railroad. The young woman whose remains Dana discovered was Lizbet Charles, a conductor and former slave. As the scene shifts between Dana's world and 1856, the story of the families that lived in the house unfolds. But as pieces of the puzzle begin to fall into place, one haunting question remains -- "why" did Lizbet Charles die?

Tear Down the Wallp. 1
No Namesp. 6
Identity: Unknownp. 12
The Wakarusa Warp. 22
Night of the Living Bonesp. 30
The Free-State Hotelp. 35
No Nancy Drewsp. 41
You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet!p. 46
Edmund Wolcott's Castlep. 52
Thirty Cannonballsp. 58
The Sack of Lawrencep. 65
Follow the Drinking Gourdp. 72
The Conductorp. 79
Three First Namesp. 82
Uncle Mosep. 88
They Never Looked Backp. 92
The View from Lizbet's Cotp. 98
Like a Real Sonp. 101
Plumb Crazyp. 109
Tornado!p. 114
Wild Indigop. 119
Hush Puppiesp. 128
Will's Questp. 134
I'm Melting, I'm Melting!p. 142
All Alonep. 147
Hog Slaughterp. 153
The Funeralp. 163
The Return of Marshal Fainp. 168
Up to the Towerp. 174
Amenp. 182
Written in Stonep. 190
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ISBN: 9780689824357
ISBN-10: 0689824351
Series: Aladdin Historical Fiction
Audience: Primary / High School
For Ages: 9 - 11 years old
For Grades: 4 - 6
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 1st January 1999
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.05 x 13.34  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.14
Edition Number: 1