Freedom Train: The Story of Harriet Tubman by Dorothy Sterling

Freedom Train: The Story of Harriet Tubman

byDorothy Sterling

Paperback | February 1, 1991

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Born into slavery, young Harriet Tubman knew only hard work and hunger. Escape seemed impossible - certainly dangerous. Yet Harriet did escape North, by the secret route called the Underground Railroad. Harriet didn't forget her people. Again and again she risked her life to lead them on the same secret, dangerous journey.

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Author Dorothy Sterling was born on November 23, 1913 in Manhattan. She received a bachelor's degree from Barnard College in 1934. In the 1940's, she worked as a researcher for Life magazine, but left in frustration at a system under which women researchers gave material to men, who wrote the articles. Her first book, Sophie and Her Pu...

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Title:Freedom Train: The Story of Harriet TubmanFormat:PaperbackDimensions:191 pages, 7.63 × 5.31 × 0.57 inPublished:February 1, 1991Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INC

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0590436287

ISBN - 13:9780590436281

Appropriate for ages: 8

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Born into slavery, young Harriet Tubman knew only hard work and hunger. Escape seemed impossible--certainly dangerous. Yet Harriet did escape North, by the secret route called the Underground Railroad. Harriet didn't forget her people. Again and again she risked her life to lead them on the same secret, dangerous journey