Harriet Tubman by Terry BarberHarriet Tubman by Terry Barber

Harriet Tubman

byTerry Barber

Paperback | September 1, 2006

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Harriet Tubman is specifically written to meet the needs of adolescents and adults who are reluctant readers. The photographs, maps, and illustrations reflect the text, making the words easy to decode. This high-interest, low-vocabulary biography is ideal for English as a Second Language or adult basic education students.

Harriet Tubman was born into slavery around 1822. Between 1850 to 1860, Harriet helped about 70 slaves escape to freedom. She relied on the Underground Railroad, a secret network of people and safe houses that helped runaway slaves. Harriet risked her life many times and became known as the “Moses of her people.” She died in 1913 at the age of 91.

Terry Barber is the author of over 40 biographies for Grass Roots Press. Before turning to writing, he did training in both corporations and First Nations communities. Terry also co-wrote and directed The Gift of Self-Esteem, a 13-part television series featured on Aboriginal Peoples Television Network. Terry and his wife live on Canad...
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Title:Harriet TubmanFormat:PaperbackDimensions:52 pages, 9.25 × 7.5 × 0.11 inPublished:September 1, 2006Publisher:Grass Roots PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1894593464

ISBN - 13:9781894593465

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