Cindy gives kids history with a heartbeat in her novel for kids about escape on the Underground Railroad. She serves up edge-of-your-seat entertainment with a healthy plateful of knowledge about our past, transporting her readers to 1850, and helping them feel the adrenaline-pumping courage exhibited by a twelve-year-old slave fleeing slavery. Through the story of a boy with no future, who defies the odds to become a free person, Cindy inspires others to see we all have a destiny worth fighting for. Her expert knowledge about this era brings authenticity to this fictional account, educating people about this dark period of American history.
Cindy’s book for middle graders about finding freedom on the Underground Railroad boasts a 3.8 reading level, making a mature historical topic available to average readers.
Teachers, take your kids on a field trip without leaving the classroom. Enhance your students’ understanding of slavery and the Underground Railroad with Cindy’s interactive school presentation.
History gives us perspective. It’s kind of like growing old. We have a lot more wisdom when we can see where we’ve been. Click on Cindy’s blog to read a nugget from the depths of the Underground Railroad. She also shares book reviews and points to ponder about reading and family life. History comes alive when kids read exciting historical fiction.