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Harriet Tubman : the road to freedom

Author: Catherine Clinton
Publisher: Prince Frederick, Md. : RB Large Print, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Large print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : Large print edView all editions and formats
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Tubman left her family in her early 20s to escape to Philadelphia, then a hotbed of abolitionism. There she became the first and only woman, fugitive slave, and black to work as a conductor on the Underground Railroad. So successful was she in spiriting away slaves that the state of Maryland put a $40,000 bounty on her head. Within a year of starting her work, fellow slaves and Northerners began referring to Tubman  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Juvenile works
Fantasy fiction
Mystery fiction
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Harriet Tubman; Harriet Tubman; Harriet Tubman
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Clinton
ISBN: 1402579500 9781402579509 1419303554 9781419303555
OCLC Number: 56496961
Description: xiv, 402 pages (large print) ; 25 cm
Contents: Remembering Harriet Tubman --
Chapter 1: Born into bondage --
Chapter 2: Coming of age in the land of Egypt --
Chapter 3: Crossing over to freedom --
Chapter 4: In a free state --
Chapter 5: The Liberty lines --
Chapter 6: The Moses of her people --
Chapter 7: Canadian exile --
Chapter 8: Trouble in Canaan --
Chapter 9: Crossroads at Harpers Ferry --
Chapter 10: Arise, Brethren --
Chapter 11: Bittersweet victories --
Chapter 12: Final battles.
Other Titles: Road to freedom
Responsibility: Catherine Clinton.

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Tubman left her family in her early 20s to escape to Philadelphia, then a hotbed of abolitionism. There she became the first and only woman, fugitive slave, and black to work as a conductor on the Underground Railroad. So successful was she in spiriting away slaves that the state of Maryland put a $40,000 bounty on her head. Within a year of starting her work, fellow slaves and Northerners began referring to Tubman as "Moses" because of how many people she had freed.

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