Free Boy, A True Story of Slave and Master, tells the story of a thirteen-year-old boy who escaped from Washington Territory to freedom in 1860 on the West Coast’s underground railroad. Charles Mitchell was the property of James Tilton, Surveyor General of Washington Territory, and this book is a twined biography of the two.
The Newport High School orchestra, Bellevue, Washington, has performed orchestral pieces by composer Tim Huling based on Free Boy.
The Fifth Avenue Theatre’s Adventure Musical Theater Company performed a musical based on Free Boy during the spring of 2017.
Read an article about how the book was written in the University of Washington alumni magazine Columns.
Read an interview with Judy in the Madison Courier, published in Madison, Indiana.