Summary Of Underground To Canada By Barbara Smucker

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In stop #1 of the book, Underground to Canada, by Barbara Smucker, the main character, Julilly, and many other children are taken away by a ruthless slave trader to soon be sold. The story begins when the word spreads that a slave trader is coming to town to separate families and to be sold as slaves. Meanwhile, Mammy Sally, Julilly’s mother, tells Julilly about a slave free place called Canada. Mammy Sally is scared of losing Julilly, so she tells her “we are strong, if we ever get separated we will surely meet each other once again,” The next morning the slave trader arrives to find himself some new slaves. Everyone is terrified and scared. They are put in lines and are put in mystery. Like many others, Julilly and her mother are segregated.
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