Overground Railroad

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

  • Interest Level: Preschool - Grade 3
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

From the award-winning author and illustrator of Before She Was Harriet comes an original and moving perspective of the Great Migration, as seen through the eyes of the young girl Ruth Ellen, whose family journeys from North Carolina to New York City.

Format Your Price Add
Interest Level Preschool - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Publisher Live Oak Media
Imprint Live Oak Media
Language English
Publication Date 2020-11-10
Text Type Fiction
BISACS JUV011010, JUV016150, JUV039250
Dewey [Fic]
Features Original artwork, Reviewed, and Starred Reviews



©reatively intertwines the voices and setting, authentically representing the train ride and surrounding sounds, as well as the cadence of riding the rails and the lyrical narrative . . . Highly recommended."—starred, Booklist

Author: Lesa Cline-Ransome

Lesa Cline-Ransome is an award-winning author, who lives in the Hudson Valley region of New York with her husband. Lesa's books have received numerous honors including NAACP Awards, Kirkus' Best Books, ALA Notable, and many more.

Illustrator: James E. Ransome

James E. Ransome is a Coretta Scott King Honoree, who lives in upstate New York with his wife.