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Underground railroad: a novel
(Whitehead, Colson)
A magnificent tour de force chronicling a young slave's adventures as she makes a desperate bid for freedom in the antebellum South. Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. Life is hell for all the slaves, but especially bad for Cora; an outcast even among her fellow Africans, she is coming into womanhood—where even greater pain awaits. When Caesar, a recent arrival from Virginia, tells her about the Underground Railroad, they decide to take a terrifying risk and escape.
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Underground Railroad -- Fiction
Fugitive slaves United States -- Fiction
FICTION Historical

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313 p

Kit Level: Adult

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Unwind
(Shusterman, Neal)
Young Adult Fiction (335 pages) Recommended for Grades 8-12. In a future world where those between the ages of thirteen and eighteen can have their lives "unwound" and their body parts harvested for use by others, three teens go to extreme lengths to uphold their beliefs--and, perhaps, save their own lives. [Kit added 10/2011]
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Fiction

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335 p

Kit Level: Teen

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