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Harriet Tubman

Author: Kitson Jazynka; Charlotte Ager
Publisher: New York, New York : DK Publishing, 2019. ©2019
Series: DK life stories.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : First American editionView all editions and formats
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"Born into slavery in c.1820, Harriet Tubman would later run away and help scores of other African American slaves escape to freedom in the North using the 'Underground Railroad.' A nurse, scout, and advisor during the American Civil War, Harriet co-led the Combahee River Raid, in which 700 slaves were liberated. After the war, Harriet became involved in women's suffrage, or the right to vote, and opened a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Illustrated works
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: Kitson Jazynka; Charlotte Ager
ISBN: 9781465485434 1465485430 9781465485427 1465485422 9781544437620 1544437625
OCLC Number: 1081374872
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 128 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 20 cm.
Contents: A girl named Araminta --
Enslaved childhood --
Defiance --
Taste of freedom --
Follow the North Star --
Freedom --
Canada: Land of the Free --
Life on the Underground --
General Tubman --
A nation divided --
Later in life --
Remembering Harriet Tubman.
Series Title: DK life stories.
Responsibility: by Kit Jazynka ; illustrated by Charlotte Ager.

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"Born into slavery in c.1820, Harriet Tubman would later run away and help scores of other African American slaves escape to freedom in the North using the 'Underground Railroad.' A nurse, scout, and advisor during the American Civil War, Harriet co-led the Combahee River Raid, in which 700 slaves were liberated. After the war, Harriet became involved in women's suffrage, or the right to vote, and opened a retirement home for sick and elderly African Americans. ... Learn all about Harriet Tubman's fascinating life, the hardships she endured, her visions, the people she helped and rescued, the battles she fought, and how this American icon of justice and strength continues to inspire so many people today."--Amazon.com

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