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Author Cummings, Judy Dodge, author.

Title Great escapes : real tales of harrowing getaways / Judy Dodge Cummings.

Publication Info. North Mankato, Minnesota : Nomad Press, [2017]
2017

Copies

Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Manhattan-Elwood PL Juvenile Non-Fiction - MTBB-2  J CURIOUS CUM    AVAILABLE
 Marseilles PL Juvenile Non-Fiction - MABB-3  J 365 CUM    AVAILABLE
 North Suburban PLD Roscoe Adult Non-Fiction - NSRY-11  J365.641 CUM    AVAILABLE
 Sycamore PL Children 1st Floor - SYLY-12  J 365.641 CUM    AVAILABLE
 Yorkville PL Juvenile Non-Fiction - YKBB-4  J 365.641 CUM    AVAILABLE
Description 123 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Mystery & mayhem
Mystery & mayhem.
Note "True stories" -- Cover and title page.
Includes bibliographical references (page 123).
Contents A thousand miles -- The jaws of terra icognita -- Death train -- Breaking the Rock -- Tunnel 29.
Summary Facing lifelong separation, William and Ellen Craft fled north in disguise, risking detection at every turn, all for the sake of freedom from slavery ... Douglas Mawson battled a power greater than any human villain when Mother Nature trapped him in her icy Antarctic jaws... In 1943, Nazi guards packed hundreds of Belgian Jews into train cars headed for Auschwitz. Simon Gronowski, 11 years old, was determined to escape ... Three inmates vanished from Alcatraz in 1962, never to be seen again ... During the Cold War, 29 Germans from communist-controlled East Germany escaped through a tunnel under the Berlin Wall.
Audience Ages 9-12.
840L Lexile
Subject Craft, William -- Juvenile literature.
Craft, Ellen -- Juvenile literature.
Mawson, Douglas, 1882-1958 -- Juvenile literature.
Gronowski, Simon, 1931- -- Juvenile literature.
Craft, Ellen. (OCoLC)fst00006151
Craft, William. (OCoLC)fst00006149
Gronowski, Simon, 1931- (OCoLC)fst01598578
Mawson, Douglas, 1882-1958. (OCoLC)fst00011015
United States Penitentiary, Alcatraz Island, California -- Juvenile literature.
United States Penitentiary, Alcatraz Island, California. (OCoLC)fst00604554
Australasian Antarctic Expedition (1911-1914) -- Juvenile literature.
Australasian Antarctic Expedition. (OCoLC)fst01405273
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) (OCoLC)fst00958866
Chronological Term 1939-1945
Subject Fugitive slaves -- Juvenile literature.
Escaped prisoners -- Juvenile literature.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Belgium -- Juvenile literature.
Escapes -- Juvenile literature.
Escaped prisoners. (OCoLC)fst01763764
Escapes. (OCoLC)fst00915129
Fugitive slaves. (OCoLC)fst00935940
Fugitive slaves.
Survival.
Survival -- Juvenile literature.
Escaped prisoners.
Germany (East) -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Belgium. (OCoLC)fst01210278
Germany (East) (OCoLC)fst01210274
Genre/Form Biographies.
Biographies. (OCoLC)fst01919896
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
-- Nonfiction.
Biographies.
ISBN 9781619306127 (hardcover)
1619306123 (hardcover)
9781619306165 (paperback)
1619306166 (paperback)

 
    
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