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January’s Sparrow


  • "Rooted in history, this is a masterly narrative that horrifies, moves and informs." – Kirkus


  • Anderson, Laurie Halse. Chains. Simon & Schuster, 2008.
  • Carbone, Elisa. Night Running: How James Escaped with the Help of His Faithful Dog. Knopf, 2008.
  • Curtis, Christopher Paul. Elijah of Buxton. Scholastic, 2007.
  • Hamilton, Virginia. The People Could Fly: The Picture Book. Knopf, 2004.
  • Hopkinson, Deborah. Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt. Knopf, 1993.
  • Johnson, Dolores. Now Let Me Fly: The Story of a Slave Family. Macmillan, 1993.
  • Levine, Ellen. Henry’s Freedom Box. Scholastic Press, 2007.
  • Polacco, Patricia. An Orange for Frankie. Philomel, 2004.
  • Polacco, Patricia. Chicken Sunday. Philomel, 1992.
  • Polacco, Patricia. Pink and Say. Philomel, 1994.
  • Polacco, Patricia. Thank You, Mr. Falker. Philomel, 1998.
  • Raven, Margot Theis. Night Boat to Freedom. Farrar, 2006.
  • Ringgold, Faith. Aunt Harriet’s Underground Railroad in the Sky. Crown, 1992.
  • Weatherford, Carole Boston. Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom. Hyperion/Jump at the Sun, 2006.
  • Winter, Jeannette. Follow the Drinking Gourd. Knopf, 1989.
  • Woodson, Jacqueline. Show Way. Putnam, 2005.