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Judy Bentley & Lorraine McConaghy

Wednesday, May 29, 2013 7:00p
Village Books Bellingham, WA

"Free Boy: A True Story of Slave and Master—Middle Readers" is the story of a 13-year-old slave who escaped from Washington Territory to freedom in Canada on the West's underground railroad. When James Tilton came to Washington Territory as surveyor-general in the 1850s he brought with his household young Charles Mitchell, a slave he had likely received as a wedding gift from a Maryland cousin. The story of Charlie's escape in 1860 on a steamer bound for Victoria and the help he received from free… Show more

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Village Books
1200 11th St.
Bellingham, WA 98225
(360) 671-2626
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