Winner 2013 Award

Young Reader Award (Ages 6-11)

Unspoken: A Story From the Underground Railroad

Written and illustrated by Henry Cole

Published by Scholastic

A young girl's courage is tested in this haunting, wordless story. When a farm girl discovers a runaway slave hiding in the barn, she is at once startled and frightened. But the stranger's fearful eyes weigh upon her conscience, and she must make a difficult choice. Will she have the courage to help him? Unspoken gifts of humanity unite the girl and the runaway as they each face a journey: one following the North Star, the other following her heart. Henry Cole's unusual and original rendering of the Underground Railroad speaks directly to our deepest sense of compassion.

 

 

Sign Up for E-News

Facebook  Twitter  Google Plus  Instagram  pintrest 

Search