This gripping book tells kids all about the perilous journey to escape slavery and finally become free: how long it could take, where the fugitives hid, who helped them, how "stationmasters" sent secret messages, and other fascinating details of the legendary Underground Railroad.
What is a landfill? What makes some garbage dangerous? Why it is good to recycle-and can we recycle water? Kids see the garbage truck all the time-but this entertaining and educational book will tell them what it does and where it goes, along with other facts about the trash we create and how it affects the environment.