• Stealing Freedom

  • By: Elisa Carbone
  • Narrated by: Robin Miles
  • Length: 7 hrs and 7 mins
  • 4.7 out of 5 stars (162 ratings)

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Stealing Freedom

By: Elisa Carbone
Narrated by: Robin Miles
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Publisher's Summary

Inspired by a true story, here is the riveting novel of a young slave girl's harrowing escape to freedom on the Underground Railroad.

The moment Ann Maria Weems was born, her freedom was stolen from her. Like her family and the other slaves on the farm, Ann works from sunup to sundown and obeys the orders of her master. Then one day, Ann's family - the only joy she knows - is gone. Just 12 years old, Ann is overcome by grief, struggling to get through each day. And her only hope of stealing back her freedom and finding her family lies in a perilous journey: the Underground Railroad.

©1998 Elisa Carbone (P)2011 Audio Bookshelf

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One one of the best Narrated books I have listen to.

Based on a true story the author created characters that provided me with more understanding and enlightenment of the history of slavery and the Underground Railroad. I recommend this for adolescents as well as adults.

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Stealing freedom!

Title says it all. Opens our eyes to the real horrors of slavery. The chaining of men and women, their treatment as less than dogs, and their incredible courage to outsmart those who enslaved them. This book has you cheering for Ann and her family and crying for those families separated and never seeing each other again. This book gives a true look as to what life must have been like as a slave. It’s sad - but shows hope.

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Great story

I truly enjoyed this…a different kind of slave story with a lot of truth…very warm…compassionate but truth..narration was awesome!

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Riveting story

After this book I plan to visit these Ontario towns the crossing needs to recognized.
Beautifully written

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Great Book

Another hit for Robin Miles!! The story was great, but her narration brought it to life!!

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Eye opening

What an eye opening and heart felt story of the reality, emotions and cruelty of slavery. Im glad I read this story, it gave me a different perspective.

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VERY MUCH ENJOYED

I love reading stories of historical fiction or non fiction about our ppl. The story and performance kept me listening. These stories help you to see the complexity of the Underground Railroad and all the colorful ppl that helped along the way no matter their skin color.

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It was a really good book other than some of the wording in the book and the back story it was really good.

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Great book

I had to read this book over the summer for school and I ABSOLUTELY LOVED IT