Freedom River

Written by Doreen Rappaport. Illustrated by Bryan Collier. Published by Hyperion/Jump at the Sun.


John Parker, an ex-slave and successful businessman from Ohio, is also a conductor on the Underground Railroad. On one of his trips, Parker must convince Jim and his family to leave the plantation for freedom.King Illustrator Honor Book




Awards Won

Title Year
notable.jpg Notable Children's Books
Each year the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) identifies the best of the best of children's books on the Notable Children's Books list.
2001 - Selection(s)