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Who was Harriet Tubman?, by Yona Zeldis McDonough ; illustrated by Nancy Harrison

Label
Who was Harriet Tubman?, by Yona Zeldis McDonough ; illustrated by Nancy Harrison
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
resource.biographical
individual biography
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
650, Lexile
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
Who was Harriet Tubman?
Nature of contents
dictionariesbibliography
Oclc number
853575732
Responsibility statement
by Yona Zeldis McDonough ; illustrated by Nancy Harrison
Series statement
Who was ...?
resource.studyProgramName
Accelerated Reader AR, MG, 4.6, 1.0, 66484.
Summary
A biography of the ninteenth-century woman who escaped slavery and helped many other slaves get to freedom on the Underground RailroadBorn 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
Target audience
juvenile
Classification
Content
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