Signing up enhances your TCE experience with the ability to save items to your personal reading list, and access the interactive map. She worked as a reporter, teacher and librarian. In , she received the Vicky Metcalf Award for a distinguished body of writing. Smucker focused on the historical plight of minority groups. In Underground to Canada , winner of the Canada Council Children's Literature Prize, the story of escaping black slaves establishes themes about the need for tolerance and humane values.
Amish Adventure by Barbara Smucker
When the car he is riding in collides with a horse and buggy, twelve-year-old Ian has to spend the night with an Amish family and finds he prefers the "uncivilized" rural life to the modern society of Toronto. Throughout her career, she was profoundly affected by civil rights issues, which informed works such as Days of Terror , White Mist , and Underground to Canada. She passed away in Convert currency.
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Barbara Claassen Smucker 1 September — 29 July was an American writer, primarily of children's fiction, who lived in Canada from to She is the author of twelve books, including Underground to Canada which is still widely studied in Canadian schools and Days of Terror which won the Canada Council Children's Literature Prize. In , she received the Vicky Metcalf Award for a distinguished body of writing. Born Barbara Claassen in Newton, Kansas ,  she studied for a year at Bethel College and then went to Kansas State University where she received a Bachelor's degree in journalism in