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Seven Miles To Freedom: The Robert Smalls Story

Seven Miles To Freedom The Robert Smalls

You need to read a copy of Seven Miles To Freedom: The Robert Smalls Story an excellent book. Written by Janet Halfmann and it was published on the 1st of September, 2012 by Lee & Low Books. The children's book is 40 pages long. For more information on this children's book, check out the market add to cart button below.

Lee & Low Books

ISBN: 1600609864
Author: Janet Halfmann

Robert Smalls stood at the Planter's wheel. Only seven miles of water lay amongst the ship and the Union blockade. For Robert, his family, and his crewmates, reaching the blockade would mean a chance at freedom.

Growing up a slave in South Carolina, Robert Smalls had always dreamed inside the moment freedom would be within his grasp. Just one miscalculation could be deadly, but for Robert and the others it was a risk worth taking. Now it was here, and all the lives aboard the Planter had been in Robert's hands. With precision and daring, he would must navigate past the forts ahead and steer the ship to the safety of the Union fleet.


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