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Harriet Tubman : conductor on the Underground Railroad

Author: Ann Petry
Publisher: New York, NY : Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : Revised editionView all editions and formats
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Harriet Tubman was born a slave and dreamed of being free. She was willing to risk everything including her own life to see that dream come true. After her daring escape, Harriet became a conductor on the secret Underground Railroad, helping more than three hundred other slaves make the dangerous journey to freedom.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Biography
Named Person: Harriet Tubman; Harriet Tubman; Harriet Tubman
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Petry
ISBN: 9780062668264 0062668269 9780062691309 0062691309
OCLC Number: 982436335
Notes: Includes index.
Copyright renewed 1983.
Back matter includes time line, discussion questions, and extension activities.
Target Audience: Ages 10 up.
Description: 257 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The quarter --
The first years --
Six years old --
Hired out --
Flight --
The Underground road --
"Shuck this corn" --
Minta becomes Harriet --
The patchwork quilt --
"A glory over everything" --
Stranger in a strange land --
Freedom's clothes --
The legend of Moses --
The railroad runs to Canada --
"Go on or die" --
"Be ready to step on board" --
"Moses arrives with six passengers" --
A wagon load of bricks --
The old folks go north --
The lecture platform --
With the Union army --
The last years --
Timeline --
Discussion questions --
Extension activities.
Responsibility: Ann Petry.

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Harriet Tubman was born a slave and dreamed of being free. She was willing to risk everything including her own life to see that dream come true. After her daring escape, Harriet became a conductor on the secret Underground Railroad, helping more than three hundred other slaves make the dangerous journey to freedom.

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