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Harriet Tubman : leading the way to freedom

Author: Laurie Calkhoven
Publisher: New York : Sterling Pub. Co., ©2008.
Series: Sterling biographies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English
An introduction to the life of Harriet Tubman, who spent her childhood in slavery and later worked to help other slaves escape north to freedom through the Underground Railroad.
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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, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Laurie Calkhoven
ISBN: 9781402758003 1402758006 9781402741173 1402741170
OCLC Number: 136777479
Description: 124 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 20 cm.
Contents: Freedom fighter --
Born into slavery --
Almost fatal blow --
Liberty or death --
Daring rescues --
Moses of her people --
Rescuing family members --
Tubman's most dangerous rescue --
Best underground railroad conductor --
Raining blood --
More battles to fight --
Last years --
Glossary --
Bibliography --
Image credits --
About the author --
Series Title: Sterling biographies.
Responsibility: Laurie Calkhoven.


After successfully escaping slavery when only in her twenties, Harriet Tubman became known as the 'Moses' of her people when she put herself in danger again and again in order to help others achieve  Read more...
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