Harriet Tubman: Conductor On The Underground Railroad

Paperback | January 2, 2018

byAnn 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 300 other slaves make the dangerous journey to freedom.

This quintessential biography for middle grade readers was praised by the New Yorker as “an evocative portrait” and by the Chicago Tribune as “superb.” It was also named an ALA Notable Book and a New York Times Outstanding Book.

This new edition features:
• A new cover by award-winning illustrator Kadir Nelson
• A foreword by a notable figure
• Additional educational backmatter

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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 300 other slaves make the dangerous journey to freedom.This quintessential biography ...

Ann Petry was an acclaimed author wrote several adult novels before turning to children’s literature, including The Street, which was a groundbreaking literary novel about life in Harlem that sold over a million copies.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 7.62 × 5.12 × 0.68 inPublished:January 2, 2018Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0062668269

ISBN - 13:9780062668264

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“Ann Petry, writing with sympathy and fidelity, has made Harriet Tubman live for present-day readers of any age. Deeply moving.”