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The Underground Railroad

Next Stop, Toronto!

Stories of the hopeful, brave people who fled slavery and made Toronto their home,

The Underground Railroad: Next Stop, Toronto! explores Toronto’s role as a destination for thousands of freedom seekers before the American Civil War. This new edition traces pathways taken by people, enslaved and free, who courageously made the trip north in search of liberty and offers new biographies, images, and information, some of which is augmented by recent archaeological digs in downtown Toronto.

Adrienne Shadd, Afua Cooper and Karolyn Smardz Frost offer many helpful points of entry for readers learning for the first time about Black history in Canada.

—Lawrence Hill,
bestselling author of The Illegal