Corey Birdsong is a lively young boy in search of freedom in the same country that made an economy of slavery. He and is family are owned by the Hart family of Kentucky. When Corey's father flees to the North, Corey and his mother follow. Corey records his daily life on the farm with incredible insight, and later describes his difficult journey along the Underground Railroad to the North to be reunited with his father. With the help of many kind strangers, Corey, his mother, and his new baby sister arrive safely in Canada.
Original title: Freedom's Wings: Corey's Underground Railroad Diary, Book One
Genre: Fiction→ Children & Young Adult→ Historical Fiction→ United States and Canada→ Civil War And Slavery