Cindy gives history a heartbeat in this story about twelve-year-old slave, Moses, as he escapes on the Underground Railroad. Students, teachers, and readers of every age will enjoy a thrilling journey as Moses dodges bloodhounds and slave catchers in his quest for freedom. Cindy shares her expert knowledge of authentic sites and people who helped slaves gain freedom from slavery, teaching kids history through entertainment. Dark Enough to See the Stars has won a silver medal for preteen fiction eBooks from the Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards.
I am happy to report that Kirkus Reviews gave this glowing recommendation to Dark Enough to See the Stars: “A story that will bring Civil War history alive for adolescent readers and will make a useful addition to middle school curricula.” The reviewer gives a delightful glimpse of 12-year-old slave Moses and his escape on the Underground […]