A Place Called Freedom

By Scott Russell Sanders
Level 3

This short book is set in 1832 and follows the story of the Starman family just after they are released from slavery. The story has excellent examples of perseverance, the importance of strong family relationships, patience, and helping others. The book is based on the true story of the founding of Lyle Station, Indiana, and features beautiful pastel illustrations.

(Reviewed by Jenny Phillips)

Region North America, United States, Indiana
Period 19th century, 1800s, 1832
Genre Historical Fiction
The Good and the Beautiful Library No
  • Hard to Find
  • 3 Entertainment Value
  • 5 Moral Value
  • 5 Educational Value
  • 5 Literary Value
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