Follow the Drinking Gourd
Author: F. N. Monjo
Publisher: Alred A. Knopf; Paperback Beginning Reader
Period: Southeastern US 1851; Fiction
An I Can Read Beginning Reader, Level 3
When Tommy Fuller discovers a family of runaway slaves hidden in the barn, he learns that his father is part of the underground railroad helping slaves escape to freedom in Canada. He also learns what that freedom is worth as he protects them from discovery and waits to see if his father will come home safely.