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Great escapes : real tales of harrowing getaways / Judy Dodge Cummings.

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Butler PL - Butler J 904 CUM (Text) 73174005033755 Childrens: Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781619306127
  • ISBN: 1619306123
  • ISBN: 9781619306165
  • ISBN: 1619306166
  • Physical Description: 123 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: North Mankato, Minnesota : Nomad Press, [2017]

Content descriptions

General Note: "True stories" -- Cover and title page.
Includes bibliographical references (page 123).
Formatted Contents Note: A thousand miles -- The jaws of terra icognita -- Death train -- Breaking the Rock -- Tunnel 29.
Summary, etc.: Facing lifelong separation, William and Ellen Craft fled north in disguise, risking detection at every turn, all for the sake of freedom from slavery... Douglas Mawson battled a power greater than any human villain when Mother Nature trapped him in her icy Antarctic jaws... In 1943, Nazi guards packed hundreds of Belgian Jews into train cars headed for Auschwitz. Simon Gronowski, 11 years old, was determined to escape... Three inmates vanished from Alcatraz in 1962, never to be seen again... During the Cold War, 29 Germans from communist-controlled East Germany escaped through a tunnel under the Berlin Wall.
Target Audience Note: Ages 9-12.
Subject: Craft, William > Juvenile literature.
Craft, Ellen > Juvenile literature.
Mawson, Douglas, 1882-1958 > Juvenile literature.
Gronowski, Simon, 1931- > Juvenile literature.
United States Penitentiary, Alcatraz Island, California > Juvenile literature.
Australasian Antarctic Expedition (1911-1914) > Juvenile literature.
Fugitive slaves > Juvenile literature.
Escaped prisoners > Juvenile literature.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) > Belgium > Juvenile literature.
Escapes > Juvenile literature.
Germany (East) > History > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Biographies.

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