Unspoken: A Story from the Underground Railroad Henry Cole

Unspoken: A Story from the Underground Railroad

Author: Henry Cole
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Book Title
Unspoken: A Story from the Underground Railroad
Author
Henry Cole
ISBN
9780545399975
A young girl's courage is tested in this haunting, wordless story. When a farm girl discovers a runaway slave hiding in the barn, she is at once startled and frightened. But the stranger's fearful eyes weigh upon her conscience, and she must make a difficult choice.Will she have the courage to help him? Unspoken gifts of humanity unite the girl and the runaway as they each face a journey: one following the North Star, the other following her heart. Henry Cole's unusual and original rendering of the Underground Railroad speaks directly to our deepest sense of compassion.Binding Type: HardcoverAuthor: Henry ColePublisher: Scholastic PressPublished: 11/01/2012ISBN: 9780545399975Pages: 40Weight: 1.10lbsSize: 10.00h x 11.19w x 0.50dAward: Keystone to Reading Book Award - NomineeAward: Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens - RecommendedAward: Volunteer State Book Awards - NomineeAward: Jefferson Cup - WinnerAward: Florida Book Award - Gold Medal WinnerAward: Parents Choice Awards (Fall) (2008-Up) - Gold Medal WinnerReview Citations: Publishers Weekly 10/22/2012Horn Book Magazine 11/01/2012 pg. 66Kirkus Reviews 11/01/2012School Library Journal 11/01/2012 pg. 70Publishers Weekly Best Books 11/05/2012 pg. 36Shelf Awareness 11/09/2012New York Times Book Review 11/11/2012 pg. 22Booklist 12/01/2012 pg. 65SLJ's Best Books 12/01/2012 pg. 29Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 01/01/2013 pg. 239Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2013 pg. 25 - Superior,Well Above Average
A young girl's courage is tested in this haunting, wordless story.

When a farm girl discovers a runaway slave
hiding in the barn, she is at once
startled and frightened.

But the stranger's fearful eyes
weigh upon her conscience,
and she must make a difficult choice.
Will she have the courage to help him?

Unspoken gifts of humanity unite the girl
and the runaway as they each face a journey:
one following the North Star,
the other following her heart.

Henry Cole's unusual and original rendering
of the Underground Railroad
speaks directly to our deepest sense
of compassion.


Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Henry Cole
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Published: 11/01/2012
ISBN: 9780545399975
Pages: 40
Weight: 1.10lbs
Size: 10.00h x 11.19w x 0.50d
Award: Keystone to Reading Book Award - Nominee
Award: Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens - Recommended
Award: Volunteer State Book Awards - Nominee
Award: Jefferson Cup - Winner
Award: Florida Book Award - Gold Medal Winner
Award: Parents Choice Awards (Fall) (2008-Up) - Gold Medal Winner

Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 10/22/2012
Horn Book Magazine 11/01/2012 pg. 66
Kirkus Reviews 11/01/2012
School Library Journal 11/01/2012 pg. 70
Publishers Weekly Best Books 11/05/2012 pg. 36
Shelf Awareness 11/09/2012
New York Times Book Review 11/11/2012 pg. 22
Booklist 12/01/2012 pg. 65
SLJ's Best Books 12/01/2012 pg. 29
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 01/01/2013 pg. 239
Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2013 pg. 25 - Superior,Well Above Average
A young girl's courage is tested in this haunting, wordless story.

When a farm girl discovers a runaway slave
hiding in the barn, she is at once
startled and frightened.

But the stranger's fearful eyes
weigh upon her conscience,
and she must make a difficult choice.
Will she have the courage to help him?

Unspoken gifts of humanity unite the girl
and the runaway as they each face a journey:
one following the North Star,
the other following her heart.

Henry Cole's unusual and original rendering
of the Underground Railroad
speaks directly to our deepest sense
of compassion.


Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Henry Cole
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Published: 11/01/2012
ISBN: 9780545399975
Pages: 40
Weight: 1.10lbs
Size: 10.00h x 11.19w x 0.50d
Award: Keystone to Reading Book Award - Nominee
Award: Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens - Recommended
Award: Volunteer State Book Awards - Nominee
Award: Jefferson Cup - Winner
Award: Florida Book Award - Gold Medal Winner
Award: Parents Choice Awards (Fall) (2008-Up) - Gold Medal Winner

Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 10/22/2012
Horn Book Magazine 11/01/2012 pg. 66
Kirkus Reviews 11/01/2012
School Library Journal 11/01/2012 pg. 70
Publishers Weekly Best Books 11/05/2012 pg. 36
Shelf Awareness 11/09/2012
New York Times Book Review 11/11/2012 pg. 22
Booklist 12/01/2012 pg. 65
SLJ's Best Books 12/01/2012 pg. 29
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 01/01/2013 pg. 239
Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2013 pg. 25 - Superior,Well Above Average