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Harriet Tubman, secret agent : how daring slaves and free Blacks spied for the Union during the Civil War

Autore: Thomas B Allen; Carla Bauer
Editore: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, ©2006.
Edizione/Formato:   Libro : Biography : Pubblico giovane : EnglishVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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As he did in his highly acclaimed George Washington, Spymaster, author Thomas B. Allen digs back through historical records to present a famous historical figure in a new light. Readers discover that Harriet Tubman--well-known to them as an ex-slave who led hundreds of her people to freedom along the Underground Railroad--was also a spy for the Union Army. More specifically she worked behind Confederate lines in  Per saperne di più…
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Genere/forma: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Persona incaricata: Harriet Tubman; Harriet Tubman; Harriet Tubman
Tipo materiale: Biography, Pubblico giovane, Risorsa internet
Tipo documento: Book, Internet Resource
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Thomas B Allen; Carla Bauer
ISBN: 0792278909 9780792278900 0792278895 9780792278894 1426301103 9781426301100 9781426304019 1426304013
Numero OCLC: 62161247
Pubblico: Middle School
Descrizione: 191 p. : ill., map ; 19 cm.
Contenuti: Black Moses --
Harriet's escape --
The Underground Railroad --
Slave revolts --
John Brown meets the general --
Trouble at Harpers Ferry --
The "old colored woman" --
Trouble in the capital --
The secret war --
Black dispatches --
Black spies and the Anaconda Plan --
Harriet goes to war --
The general leads a raid --
Telling the secrets.
Responsabilità: Thomas B. Allen ; featuring illustrations by Carla Bauer.
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Lets readers discover that Harriet Tubman - well known to them as an ex-slave who led hundreds of her people to freedom along the Underground Railroad - was also a spy for the Union Army. This book  Per saperne di più…

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