Books by Betty DeRamus

Released: Feb. 1, 2009

"Chromatic stories of passion and quick wits on the road out of slavery."
Journalist DeRamus (Forbidden Fruit: Love Stories from the Underground Railroad, 2005) depicts the various canny and courageous ways in which slaves outfoxed their circumstances to gain freedom. Read full book review >
Released: Feb. 1, 2005

"Celebrates with notes of grace and passion the courage of people who acted on the Declaration of Independence's words about being created equal and pursuing happiness. (Illustrations)"
Thirteen heart-gladdening tales of love on the run in the time of slavery, assembled by award-winning journalist De Ramus. Read full book review >