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Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad

Author: David A Adler
Publisher: New York : Holiday House, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A comprehensive introduction to the life and achievements of the heroic former slave details how after managing her own escape, Harriet Tubman returned thirteen times to guide other slaves to freedom along the Underground Railroad, in a portrait that also relates her subsequent contributions as a wartime cook, nurse, spy, and suffragist.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Harriet Tubman; Harriet Tubman; Harriet Tubman
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David A Adler
ISBN: 9780823423651 0823423654
OCLC Number: 778990907
Target Audience: Middle School; 990
Description: 140 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Minty --
Hair saved her life --
Talking to the Lord --
A glory over everything --
The Underground Railroad --
The fugitive slave bill --
"Shout, you are free!" --
John Brown --
A miraculous rescue --
Secession --
Spy, guide, laundress and nurse --
Horrors of war --
Ghosts, cows, and buried treasure --
Difficult last years.
Responsibility: David A. Adler.

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A comprehensive introduction to the life and achievements of the heroic former slave details how after managing her own escape, Harriet Tubman returned thirteen times to guide other slaves to freedom along the Underground Railroad, in a portrait that also relates her subsequent contributions as a wartime cook, nurse, spy, and suffragist.

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