Harriet Jacobs was born into slavery; it's the only life she has ever known. Now, with the death of her mistress, there is a chance she will be given her freedom, and for the first time, Harriet feels hopeful. But hoping can be dangerous, because disapointment is devastating. Harriet has one last hope, though: escape north. And as she faces numerous ordeals, this hope give her the strength she needs to survive.
Age Range: 10 - 13 years
Grade Level: 5 - 8
Lexile Measure: 880 (What's this?)
Hardcover: 175 pages
Publisher: Perfection Learning (January 1, 2007)
Product Dimensions: 4.1 x 0.7 x 7.3 inches
Shipping Weight: 5.6 ounces