What Was the Underground Railroad?, Yona Zeldis McDonough
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What Was the Underground Railroad?

Author: Yona Zeldis McDonough, Who HQ

Series: What Was?

Narrator: Deanna Hurst

Unabridged: 1 hr 10 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Random House Audio

Published: 04/05/2016

Genre: Children & Young Adults Nonfiction - History - United States - 19th Century


No one knows where the term Underground Railroad came from--there were no trains or tracks, only "conductors" who helped escaping slaves to freedom. Including real stories about "passengers" on the "Railroad," this audiobook chronicles slaves' close calls with bounty hunters, exhausting struggles on the road, and what they sacrificed for freedom. In this thrillingly narrated history, the Underground Railroad comes alive!


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