Record Details

Catalog Search

Long road to freedom  Cover Image Book Book

Long road to freedom / Kate Messner ; illustrated by Kelley McMorris.

Messner, Kate, (author.). McMorris, Kelley, (illustrator.).


A mysterious box found by Ranger the Golden retriever transports him to a Maryland plantation before the Civil War, where he helps a young house slave named Sarah and her younger brother Jesse find their way to the Underground Railroad and North to freedom.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780545639200
  • ISBN: 0545639204
  • Physical Description: 131 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Scholastic Press, 2016.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Publisher, publishing date and paging may vary.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Target Audience Note:
3-4 Baker & Taylor.
620L Lexile
Decoding demand: 82 (very high) Semantic demand: 98 (very high) Syntactic demand: 88 (very high) Structure demand: 87 (very high) Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 4.2 2 179016.
Subject: Golden retriever > Fiction.
Dogs > Fiction.
Underground Railroad > Fiction.
Slavery > Fiction.
African Americans > Fiction.
Maryland > History > 19th century > Fiction.
Genre: Time-travel fiction.
Action and adventure fiction.

Available copies

  • 21 of 26 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Cameron Public. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Cameron Public Library.


  • 1 current hold with 26 total copies.
Show Only Available Copies
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Cameron Public Library JUV MES (Text) 32311111199803 Juvenile Fiction Available -

Additional Resources