Kite to freedom : the story of a kite-flying contest, the Niagara Falls Suspension Bridge, and the Underground Railroad / story by Kathleen A. Dinan ; illustrations by Iris M. Kirkwood.
- Publisher: Buffalo, New York : Cross Your Fingers, a City of Light imprint, 
In 1848 as construction begins on the first suspension bridge connecting the United States and Canada, friends Katie and Homan become winners of an important kite-flying contest testing the bridge's engineering, and they soon learn of its valuable link on the Underground Railroad helping slaves escape to freedom.
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Ages 9-12 Cross Your Fingers, a City of Light Publishing imprint
Grades 4-6 Cross Your Fingers, a City of Light Publishing imprint
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