Series Title: Reading Rainbow
Runaway slaves journey north along the Underground Railroad by following directions in a song, "The Drinking Gourd".
LeVar celebrates the road to freedom paved by the Underground Railroad, introducing viewers to the history, heroes, stories and music of the African American culture which emerged from slavery. An a cappella group, Sweet Honey In The Rock, perform and share their historical knowledge of slavery.
A CD-ROM and Family Literacy Kit are also avaiable for this episode.
Author: Jeanette Winter
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Ideal for Grades: K -4
Duration: 30 minutes
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