Tonya Cherie Hegamin
Willow is a young adults historical fiction story, about a young slave woman and her Father, Willow learns to read, and has that going for her, but she still faces many dangers of slavery, and they realize they have to escape. Willow lost her Mother years before, and does not really remember her, but she writes letters to her, although she is gone, a kind of rugged journal. Eventually they do manage to escape into Canada, where they are finally able to live free.
I think this is a wonderful Ya Novel, is a great book for mid grade to highschool readers, it is well written and I would highly recommend it...