Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman

by Dana Meachen Rau

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Overview

A biography of Harriet Tubman, a woman who helped hundreds of slaves escape to freedom via the Underground Railroad.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780756510176
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 09/01/2000
Series: Compass Point Early Biographies Series
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range: 7 - 9 Years

About the Author

Dana Meachen Rau is an author, editor, and illustrator of children’s books. She has written more than 100 books for children, many of them nonfiction in subjects including astronomy, history, and geography, as well as numerous biographies. She lives in Burlington, Connecticut, with her husband and two children.

Table of Contents

Slavery in America5
Growing Up As a Slave9
The Underground Railroad12
Escape to Philadelphia14
Brave Harriet19
Helping Others to Freedom20
The Civil War22
Coming Home25
A Hero27
Important Dates in Harriet Tubman's Life28
Glossary29
Did You Know?30
Want to Know More?31
Index32

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