Harriet Tubman: Conductor on the Underground Railroad

Paperback | August 14, 2007

byAnn Petry

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Award-winning, exciting middle grade introduction to Harriet Tubman, the anti-slavery hero who will be the face of the new $20 bill

The Horn Book called this classic biography of Harriet Tubman an "unusually well-written and moving life of the 'Moses of her people.'" An accessible portrait of the woman who guided more than 300 slaves to freedom as a conductor on the Underground Railroad, Harriet Tubman: Conductor on the Underground Railroad was an ALA Notable Book and a New York Times Outstanding Book, and includes an index.

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The author of Tituba of Salem Village renders a compelling portrait of Harriet Tubman, one of the pioneers of the Underground Railroad--the system of safe houses and routes that led hundreds of slaves to freedom.

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Award-winning, exciting middle grade introduction to Harriet Tubman, the anti-slavery hero who will be the face of the new $20 billThe Horn Book called this classic biography of Harriet Tubman an "unusually well-written and moving life of the 'Moses of her people.'" An accessible portrait of the woman who guided more than 300 slaves to...

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Born a slave, Harriet Tubman dreamed of freedom. And through hard work and her willingness to risk everything-including her life-she was able to make that dream come true.But after making her escape, Harriet realized that her own freedom was not enough. So she became a conductor on the Underground Railroad, and devoted her life to help...

Ann Petry is also the author of Harriet Tubman: Conductor on the Underground Railroad, a 1955 ALA Notable Childrens Book and a 1955 New York Times Book Review Outstanding Book.She lives in Old Saybrook, CT.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.63 inPublished:August 14, 2007Publisher:HarperCollins

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0064461815

ISBN - 13:9780064461818

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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The author of Tituba of Salem Village renders a compelling portrait of Harriet Tubman, one of the pioneers of the Underground Railroad--the system of safe houses and routes that led hundreds of slaves to freedom.

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“An unusually well-written and moving life of the ‘Moses of her people.’’