Harriet Tubman: Conductor On The Underground Railroad by Ann PetryHarriet Tubman: Conductor On The Underground Railroad by Ann Petry

Harriet Tubman: Conductor On The Underground Railroad

byAnn Petry

Paperback | January 2, 2018

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This quintessential middle grade biography of Harriet Tubman now features a cover by NAACP Image Award winner and Caldecott Honor illustrator Kadir Nelson, a foreword by National Book Award finalist Jason Reynolds, and additional new material.

Harriet Tubman: Conductor on the Underground Railroad was praised by the New Yorker as “an evocative portrait,” and by the Chicago Tribune as “superb.It is a gripping and accessible portrait of the heroic woman who guided more than 300 slaves to freedom and who is expected to be the face of the new $20 bill.

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 others make the dangerous journey to freedom.

This award-winning introduction to the late abolitionist, which was named an ALA Notable Book and a New York Times Outstanding Book, also includes an index, a timeline, and other educational back matter.

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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Title:Harriet Tubman: Conductor On The Underground RailroadFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 7.62 × 5.12 × 0.54 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.”