8 Eye-Opening Books About the Underground Railroad

Discover in-depth accounts about the escape routes taken by enslaved African Americans.

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  • Eastman Johnson's 'A Ride for Liberty – The Fugitive Slaves,' 1862.Photo Credit: Wikipedia
Buy Sketches in the History of the Underground Railroad at Amazon

Sketches in the History of the Underground Railroad

By Eber Pettit

Buy Uncle Tom's Journey from Maryland to Canada at Amazon

Uncle Tom's Journey from Maryland to Canada

By Edna M. Troiano

Buy On the Edge of Freedom at Amazon

On the Edge of Freedom

By David G. Smith

Buy The Underground Railroad on Long Island at Amazon

The Underground Railroad on Long Island

By Kathleen G. Velsor

Buy Twelve Years a Slave at Amazon

Twelve Years a Slave

By Solomon Northup

Buy The Underground Railroad Records at Amazon

The Underground Railroad Records

By William Still

Buy Gateway to Freedom at Amazon

Gateway to Freedom

By Eric Foner

Buy Bound for Canaan at Amazon

Bound for Canaan

By Fergus Bordewich