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The Diary of the Strawbridge Place Free read µ 106 ¿ A family of uakers operates a station on the Underground Railroad spirits slaves from Ashtabula Ohio across Lake Erie to freedom Victory Strawbridge believed in the Underground Railroad station her father ran but her twin sister Faith did not Victory was proud of the fact that tA family of uakers operates a station on the Underground Railroad spirits slaves from Ashtabula Ohio across Lake Erie to freedom Victory Strawbridge believed in the Underground Railroad station her father ran but her twin sister Faith did not Victory was. A preuel to Jacob's The Secret of the Strawbridge Place in which two Depression era children investigate the legend that the Strawbridge Place was a stop on the Underground Railroad this novel relates the story of the uaker family who originally owned the farm and who used its secret cave as a hiding place for runaway slaves Narrated by Victory Strawbridge who together with her twin sister Faith is almost thirteen years old it opens in 1852 and follows the family for a few months as they shelter a number of shipments of fugitivesAlthough I enjoyed The Diary of the Strawbridge Place I did not find it uite as involving as the first title I appreciated Jacob's sensitive depiction of the ambiguous feelings of the Strawbridge children who were proud of their family's courageous activities but also tired of always being different and set apart from the other people of Ashtabula It may be that the fact that this was a preuel and the reader therefore already knows that the Secret will remain undisclosed robs the story of some suspense Or it may be that the distance of the narrative from the slaves themselves who seem to appear and disappear lessens the emotional impactWhatever its flaws this was still an enjoyable read and well worth the time of young readers interested in the Underground Railroad or anyone who liked the original

Review â PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Ð Helen Pierce Jacob

Rious and so was Skinhead Poke a local redneck who always seemed to be around at the wrong time and then there was the new doctor in town who just might be helping the constable The rewards offered for runaway slaves were big enough to tempt almost anyone. read as a child don't remember it

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The Diary of the Strawbridge PlaceProud of the fact that the secret cave on the Strawbridge place had sheltered hundreds of runaway slaves but Faith hated the isolated way the family had to live in order to keep the secret And the secret was becoming difficult to keep The constable was cu. I REALLY liked this book when I was in junior high although I haven't thought about it in yearsI believe that the family farm in this book was on the underground railroad and one of the preteenyoung teenage daughter kept a diary Her diary is this bookI remember it being really good and really tight and checking it out of the library time after time to read it againA member of the What's the Name of That Book group helped me find this book Here's a link to the threadhttpwwwgoodreadscomtopicshow8