I bought this for my daughter and have decided to read it myself. My daughter is 12 and loves this author and wants all her books. It's really good read so far!...
Paperback: 202 pages
Publisher: Hmh Books for Young Readers; First edition (August 17, 2009)
Product Dimensions: 5 x 0.5 x 7.5 inches
Amazon Rank: 181035
Format: PDF ePub TXT book
When Jesse went down to the marsh on that fateful day, he expected to find a turtle for terrapin soup. Instead, he comes across a dying slave woman who makes Jesse promise he’ll take her young son, Perry, to a relative in Baltimore. Aiding and abetting a slave is against the law, and it also goes against everything Jesse has been taught to believe. But he can’t break a promise to the dead, and, more important, he has to follow what he knows in hi...