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House of Dies Drear

Virginia Hamilton

House of Dies Drear

by Virginia Hamilton

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Published by Turtleback Books Distributed by Demco Media .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Classics,
  • Historical - United States - 19th Century,
  • People & Places - United States - African-American,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9813317M
    ISBN 100606350047
    ISBN 109780606350044
    OCLC/WorldCa150354897

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    Dies Drear: a man who lived in the's who used his house as an URR station house: coffle: to chain together: Mason-Dixon Line: The line between the free and slave states: Ohio: where the story takes place: Fugitive Slave Act: this was a law passed that allowed slave catchers to catch and return slaves, even if found in the free states: free-state.   The House of Dies Drear - Ebook written by Virginia Hamilton. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The House of Dies Drear/5(36).

    The house held secrets, Thomas knew, even before he first saw it looming gray and massive on its ledge of rock. It had a century-old legend - two fugitive slaves had been killed by bounty hunters after leaving its passageways, and Dies Drear himself, the abolitionist who has made the house into a station on the Underground Railroad, had been murdered there.3/5(7). The House of Dies Drear is a magnificent book. It can be pretty creepy at times and has fascinating history behind it that will make you want to stay up all night. The house of Dies Drear is about a 13 year old boy who moves from Ohio to North Carolina and gets involved in extremely intense situations.4/5(21).


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House of Dies Drear by Virginia Hamilton Download PDF EPUB FB2

The House of Dies Drear (Dies Drear Chronicle) Paperback – October 1, by Virginia Hamilton (Author)Cited by: Published inthe year the author tur The House of Dies Drear is set mainly in a small fictional community in southern Ohio, the area where Hamilton herself grew up, and where her ancestors had settled in the s after escaping from slavery via the Underground Railroad/5.

Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books "A hundred years ago, Dies Drear and two slaves he was hiding in his house, an Underground Railroad station in Ohio, had been murdered.

The house, huge and isolated, was fascinating, Thomas thought, but he wasn't sure he was glad Papa had bought it—funny things kept happening, frightening things /5().

The House of Dies Drear (Dies Drear Chronicles Book 1) - Kindle edition by Hamilton, Virginia. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The House of Dies Drear (Dies Drear Chronicles Book 1)/5().

The House of Dies Drear is a children's mystery novel written by American author Virginia Hamilton and published in Set in Ohio, the story follows Thomas Small as he and his family move into an old house that had previously been part of the Underground Railroad.

Dies Drear, an abolitionist, had his house built with secret tunnels to help escaping slaves. It so happens the house might be haunted – by the man who used to owned the house, Dies Drear. Drear was an abolitionist, a person opposed to slavery. He gave runaway slaves food, shelter, money, and kindness.

Drear was murdered by bounty hunters a hundred years before, sometime in the s. The House of Dies Drear, based on the novel by Virginia Hamilton r Richard Wesley J' $J • V ^ \ 0 \x. CHARACTERS Thomas Small, a thirteen-year-old boy Walter Small, Thomas's father Sheila Small, Thomas's mother Kenneth Small, Thomas's brother Great-grandmother Jeffers, Walter's grandmother Pluto Skinner, caretaker of the house of Dies Drear.

The House of Dies Drear is a novel by award winning author Virginia Hamilton. Thomas Small is saddened to leave his hometown for the new house in Ohio, but he is excited about the history that surrounds the new house.

The house Thomas and his family are to live in was once an important stop on the infamous Underground Railroad before the Civil War. The House of Dies Drearis one of those stories.

The house establishes mood and gives readers the feeling that danger is lurking. In the graphic organizer below, list important details and phrases that describe the house of Dies Drear and the area that surrounds it. The House of Dies Drear Study Guide 13 Active Reading The House of Dies DrearChapters 1–7File Size: KB.

Pluto, accosted, disappears into a cavern that was Dies Drear's treasure house of decorative art, his solace for the sequestered slaves. The old house of Dies Drear holds many secrets. Dies Drear, an abolitionist, had hidden runaway slaves in his house, which was a station on the Underground Railroad.

Two of the slaves had been killed by bounty hunters, and Dies Drear himself had been murdered in the house. Local legend claims that the ghosts of the three dead men still haunt File Size: KB.

The House of Dies Drear features a house that may or may not be haunted. Some of the characters believe in ghosts; some of them don't. Some aren't sure.

Virginia Hamilton, the author, seems to invite each reader to decide. The house has a past, and when Thomas discovers a hidden passageway that may have been part of the Underground Railroad, the family realizes the house has a /5(8).

From Virginia Hamilton, the author of the Newbery Medal and National Book Award winning M.C. Higgins, the Great, comes a spellbinding mystery filled with edge-of-the-seat suspense. The House of Dies Drear wraps an important history lesson into a brilliantly imaginative story for all ages.

When Dies Drear, the original owner of the old house, sends 3 slaves on a mission back to slavery to give slaves money to help them escape to freedom the legend begins.

2 of the three slaves were killed, and one fled to the north, the ghosts of the 2 slaves were said to have murdered Dies Drear the very same by: The house of Dies Drear is an astonishing and historical book with mysteries and riddles through out.I gave the book Dies Drear A 7 out of It would have been a ten if it was a lot scarier.4/5(21).

texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency The house of Dies Drear by Hamilton, Virginia. Publication date Topics Mystery and detective stories, Afro-Americans, Underground railroad Publisher New York: Trumpet ClubPages:   The House of Dies Drear by Virginia Hamilton, Thomas Small, a thirteen-year-old African American boy, is moving from North Carolina to Ohio with his family in order to live in an old house with an unusual history.

The House of Dies Drear - Chapters Summary & Analysis. Virginia Hamilton. This Study Guide consists of approximately 23 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The House of Dies Drear.

The house held secrets, Thomas knew, even before he first saw it looming gray and massive on its ledge of rock. It had a century-old legend—two fugitive slaves had been killed by bounty hunters after leaving its passageways, and Dies Drear himself, the abolitionist who had made the house into a station on the Underground Railroad, had been Released on: Janu.

Directed by Allan A. Goldstein. With Howard E. Rollins Jr., Shavar Ross, Gloria Foster, Moses Gunn. A young black man and his family move into a home in rural Ohio, and discover that during the Civil War it was used by a Dutch immigrant to smuggle runaway slaves to freedom.

Soon they begin to suspect that the ghosts of slaves who passed through there are haunting the house/10().The house has a past, and when Thomas discovers a hidden passageway that may have been part of the Underground Railroad, the family realizes the house has a history as well.

To find out all there is to know about the House of Dies Drear, Thomas must explore secret rooms—and the secrets of lives lived centuries before, lives that tell the. Home BabiiBut01 The House of Dies Drear Close book Content Settings More eBooks.

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The way he walked it, without making any sound, was true to the way ancient Indian braves had walked it.