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One of School Library Journals Best Nonfiction Books of 2011A family silently crawls along the ground. They run barefoot through unlit woods, sleep beneath bushes, take shelter in a kind strangers home. Where are they heading? They are heading for Freedom by way of the Underground Railroad.,

About the Author

Shane W. Evans

Shane Evans is a creative force. He comfortably wears titles
that include artist, author, illustrator, musician, songwriter,
and founder of Dream Studio, a community art space in Kansas
City, Missouri, where he resides. He has more than 30 books
to his credit as an illustrator, including Olu's Dream, which he
also authored. Many of the books have been featured in the
media such as The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Today Show,
Reading Rainbow, and Late Night with David Letterman. Five
of his books are scheduled for publication in 2010 including
"Chocolate Me" with actor Taye Diggs, "My Brother Charlie"
with actor Holly Robinson Peete, and "Black Jack," with
Coretta Scott King Award winning author Charles Smith. His
portfolio includes the "Shanna Show" (now a Disney animated
short along with the spinoff "Shane's Kindergarten
Countdown") . In addition, he has exhibited, lectured, and
developed art programs for youth in Burkina Faso, Botswana,
Brazil, China, France, Japan, Lesotho, and across the United
States. You can visit him online www.olusdream.com.

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