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Harriet Tubman

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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Born a slave, Harriet Tubman was determined not to remain one. She escaped from her owners in Maryland on the Underground Railroad in 1849 and then fearlessly returned thirteen times to help guide family members and others to freedom. Time line, notes, excerpts from primary sources, bibliography, index.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Harriet Tubman; Harriet Tubman; Harriet Tubman; Harriet Tubman
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David A Adler
ISBN: 0823423654 : HRD 9780823423651 : HRD
OCLC Number: 821161411
Description: 144
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: by David A. Adler.

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Born a slave, Harriet Tubman was determined not to remain one. She escaped from her owners in Maryland on the Underground Railroad in 1849 and then fearlessly returned thirteen times to help guide family members and others to freedom. Time line, notes, excerpts from primary sources, bibliography, index.

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