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Harriet Tubman

Author : Beverly Lowry
ISBN : 9780385721776
Genre : History
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Examines the accomplishments of the ex-slave, who, after escaping from the South, risked her own life and freedom to save hundreds of others through the Underground Railroad and became an outspoken advocate for the abolition of slavery.
Category: History

Harriet Tubman

Author : Catherine Clinton
ISBN : 9780316144926
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A biography of the fugitive slave turned "conductor" on the Underground Railroad describes Tubman's youth in the South, her escape to Philadelphia, her efforts to liberate slaves, and her work for the Union Army.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Who Was Harriet Tubman

Author : Yona Zeldis McDonough
ISBN : 9781101640036
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Born a slave in Maryland, Harriet Tubman knew first-hand what it meant to be someone's property; she was whipped by owners and almost killed by an overseer. It was from other field hands that she first heard about the Underground Railroad which she travelled by herself north to Philadelphia. Throughout her long life (she died at the age of ninety-two) and long after the Civil War brought an end to slavery, this amazing woman was proof of what just one person can do.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Harriet Tubman Secret Agent

Author : Thomas B. Allen
ISBN : 1426304013
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Provides a biography of this courageous ex-slave who worked to establish the Underground Railroad, became a Union Army spy, and helped more than seven hundred slaves find their way to freedom in the North.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

I Am Harriet Tubman

Author : Brad Meltzer
ISBN : 9780735228719
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"A biography of Harriet Tubman, the abolitionist leader who played a key role in helping enslaved people escape via the Underground Railroad."--Provided by publisher.
Category: HISTORY

A Picture Book Of Harriet Tubman

Author : David A. Adler
ISBN : 1595193855
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Presents a biography of the black woman who escaped from slavery to become famous as a conductor on the Underground Railroad.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Bound For The Promised Land

Author : Kate Clifford Larson
ISBN : 0307514765
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Harriet Tubman is one of the giants of American history—a fearless visionary who led scores of her fellow slaves to freedom and battled courageously behind enemy lines during the Civil War. And yet in the nine decades since her death, next to nothing has been written about this extraordinary woman aside from juvenile biographies. The truth about Harriet Tubman has become lost inside a legend woven of racial and gender stereotypes. Now at last, in this long-overdue biography, historian Kate Clifford Larson gives Harriet Tubman the powerful, intimate, meticulously detailed life she deserves. Drawing from a trove of new documents and sources as well extensive genealogical research, Larson reveals Tubman as a complex woman— brilliant, shrewd, deeply religious, and passionate in her pursuit of freedom. The descendant of the vibrant, matrilineal Asanti people of the West African Gold Coast, Tubman was born into slavery on the Eastern Shore of Maryland but refused to spend her life in bondage. While still a young woman she embarked on a perilous journey of self-liberation—and then, having won her own freedom, she returned again and again to liberate family and friends, tapping into the Underground Railroad. Yet despite her success, her celebrity, her close ties with Northern politicians and abolitionists, Tubman suffered crushing physical pain and emotional setbacks. Stripping away myths and misconceptions, Larson presents stunning new details about Tubman’s accomplishments, personal life, and influence, including her relationship with Frederick Douglass, her involvement with John Brown’s raid on Harpers Ferry, and revelations about a young woman who may have been Tubman’s daughter. Here too are Tubman’s twilight years after the war, when she worked for women’s rights and in support of her fellow blacks, and when racist politicians and suffragists marginalized her contribution. Harriet Tubman, her life and her work, remain an inspiration to all who value freedom. Now, thanks to Larson’s breathtaking biography, we can finally appreciate Tubman as a complete human being—an American hero, yes, but also a woman who loved, suffered, and sacrificed. Bound for the Promised Land is a magnificent work of biography, history, and truth telling. From the Hardcover edition.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Harriet Tubman

Author : Kristen T. Oertel
ISBN : 9781135948900
Genre : History
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Escaped slave, Civil War spy, scout, and nurse, and champion of women's suffrage, Harriet Tubman is an icon of heroism. Perhaps most famous for leading enslaved people to freedom through the Underground Railroad, Tubman was dubbed "Moses" by followers. But abolition and the close of the Civil War were far from the end of her remarkable career. Tubman continued to fight for black civil rights, and campaign fiercely for women’s suffrage, throughout her life. In this vivid, concise narrative supplemented by primary documents, Kristen T. Oertel introduces readers to Tubman’s extraordinary life, from the trauma of her childhood slavery to her civil rights activism in the late nineteenth century, and in the process reveals a nation’s struggle over its most central injustices.
Category: History

Harriet Tubman

Author : Kem Knapp Sawyer
ISBN : 9780756658069
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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An illustrated exploration of the life of Harriet Tubman that covers her childhood, experiences as a slave, escape to freedom, work on the Underground Railroad, antislavery activism, and other topics.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Harriet Tubman And The Freedom Train

Author : Sharon Gayle
ISBN : 9780689854804
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Introduces Harriet Tubman, from her birth into slavery, through her daring escape to freedom in the north, to her tireless efforts during the Civil War to free other slaves via the Underground Railroad. Simultaneous.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction