The House Of Dies Drear (Dies Drear Chronicles, Bk 1)
The House Of Dies Drear - Dies Drear Chronicles, Bk 1 Author:Virginia Hamilton A hundred years ago, Dies Drear and two slaves her was hiding in his house, an Underground Railroad station in Ohio, had been murdered. The house, huge and isolated, was fascinating, Thomas thought, but he wasn't sure that he was glad Papa had bought it-funny things kept happening, frightening things...The secret of the house is revealed in ... more »an exciting final sequence that maintains beautifully the mysterious and dramatic story of a black family caught in an atmosphere of fear and danger. Written with distinction, and imaginative and imposing book. (Bulletin for the Center for Children's Books)« less
Not what I expected, but interesting still. I wouldn't call this book good or bad, it's right there in between. A quick read, intrigue and history all wrapped into one, good fro anyone interested in Underground railroad. Good for a fun read.