The Mapmaker's Children: Sarah Mccoy. A story of Sarah Brown, daughter of abolitionist John Brown, who becomes a mapmaker for the Underground Railroad and Eden, a modern woman who discovers a doll with an Underground Railroad message in a root cellar.
Recommended by Melissa. The Invention of Wings is historical fiction at its best. Author Sue Monk Kidd (who also wrote the Secret Life of Bees) based this novel on the life of Southern abolitionism and women's rights advocate, Sarah Grimke.
NOT EVERY GIFT IS A BLESSING Every morning, Melanie waits in her cell to be collected for class. When they come for her, Sergeant Parks keeps his gun pointing at her while two of his people strap her into the wheelchair. She thinks they don't like her.