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Written from the perspective of Lettie, a young girl enslaved on a Maryland plantation with her family, Lettie’s North Star tells the story of her family’s escape from their master, Mr. Sir.Lettie and her family escape and travel by foot and by boat toward freedom in Canada. As they near their final destination, slave hunters overtake the packet boat her family is riding oWritten from the perspective of Lettie, a young girl enslaved on a Maryland plantation with her family, Lettie’s North Star tells the story of her family’s escape from their master, Mr. Sir.Lettie and her family escape and travel by foot and by boat toward freedom in Canada. As they near their final destination, slave hunters overtake the packet boat her family is riding on and the slaves are captured. Before the slave hunters can board the boat, Lettie’s father quickly hides his sleeping daughter behind large barrels of flour, where she won’t be spotted.When Lettie awakens the next morning, she finds herself all alone and wrapped in a quilt that contains a secret code for slaves. It’s this secret code that Lettie must use to guide herself toward the North Star....

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ISBN : 9781593366940
Format Type : Hardcover
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Lettie's North Star Reviews

  • Mykayla
    2018-12-22 05:25

    Lettie's North Star is a realistic fiction book written by Elizabeth Sullivan Falk. This book took place in 1827. Lettie is a 10 year old girl who has been in slaved in Maryland. Lettie and her family escape from slavery; but she is left alone when her family is taken back to the plantation. During this mysterious quest Lettie faces new fears; but also makes new friends. Her end goal is to make it to Canada and finally be free.