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Lost in the tunnel of time

by Draper, Sharon M.

Format: Print Book 2011
Availability: Available at 5 Libraries 5 of 7 copies
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Braddock Carnegie Library Juvenile Fiction J F SERIES CLUBHOUSE DRA
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Summary
In this reissue of a classic chapter book series by award-winning author Sharon M. Draper, four boys who call themselves the Black Dinosaurs, find themselves involved in exciting mysteries around their town.

In Lost in the Tunnel of Time , the boys discover their hometown was a stop on the Underground Railroad and are excited to explore the part of the tunnel that is right under their school. When a trapdoor slams behind them, locking them in the tunnel, there's only one thing they can do--plunge deeper and deeper into the darkness. Where will the tunnel lead them? And will the old, crumbling walls hold until they find their way to the end?
Published Reviews
Publisher's Weekly Review: "An inaugural release in the Ziggy and the Black Dinosaurs series, this tale focuses on four African American boys who make up the Black Dinosaurs Club. On a class field trip to the Ohio River, the friends are captivated by two stories. A raconteur describes his grandfather's arrival in Cincinnati via the Underground Railroad and also explains that tunnels used in that operation are located under the school the kids attend. And their teacher relates a local legend about a Shawnee woman who helped slaves escape to freedom and whose ghost allegedly haunts the area. When Ziggy and pals attempt to explore the underground tunnels, the walls collapse. The trapped boys are comforted by a breeze they attribute to the ghost's presence. Draper's (Tears of a Tiger) well-meaning attempts to combine fiction, folklore and history lead to some significant credibility gaps, among them the unlikely circumstances that middle class African American middle-schoolers have never heard of the Underground Railroad; and that Ziggy's dog manages to dig through the collapsed tunnel to rescue them. The result is a contrived, disappointingly meager novel. Ages 8-up. (Mar.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved"
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Additional Information
Series Draper, Sharon M. (Sharon Mills). Clubhouse mysteries ; #2.
Subjects Underground Railroad -- Juvenile fiction.
Clubs -- Juvenile fiction.
African Americans -- Juvenile fiction.
Underground Railroad -- Fiction.
Clubs -- Fiction.
African Americans -- Fiction.
Mystery and detective stories.
Detective and mystery fiction.
Publisher New York :2011
Edition Aladdin paperback edition.
Contributors Watson, Jesse Joshua, illustrator.
Audience Ages 8-12.
Language English
Notes Originally published with the series title: Ziggy and the Black Dinosaurs.
Description 100 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
ISBN 9781442427044
1442427043
9781442427037
1442427035
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