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

Author: Thomas B Allen; Carla Bauer
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic ; Enfield : Publishers Group UK [distributor], 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tells the story of Harriet Tubman and other slaves and free African-Americans who risked death to gather information about the Confederacy for the Union during the Civil War.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Biography
Named Person: Harriet Tubman; Harriet Tubman; Harriet Tubman; Harriet Tubman
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas B Allen; Carla Bauer
ISBN: 9781426304019 1426304013 9780792278894 0792278895 9780792278900 0792278909 9781426301100 1426301103
OCLC Number: 271773160
Notes: Originally published: 2006.
Description: 191 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm
Contents: Prologue : Black Moses --
The conductor --
The general --
Harriet's first battle --
Into the secret war --
Black dispatches --
Black spies of river and sea --
Enlisting soldiers and spies --
General Moses leads a raid --
Epilogue : finding the secrets.
Responsibility: Thomas B. Allen ; with illustrations by Carla Bauer.

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Thomas B. Allen's follow-up to the multi-award-winning George Washington, Spymaster is now available in paperback. This compelling biography tells the amazing tale of Harriet Tubman using details  Read more...

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