Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad (Hardcover)
|Author: David A. Adler|
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Publisher: Holiday House
Publish Date: 11/1/2012
Dimensions: (in Inches) 9.25H x 7.25L x 0.75T
Age Range: 14 to College
|Born a slave, Harriet Tubman was determined not to remain one. She escaped from her owners in Maryland on the Underground Railroad in 1849 and then fearlessly returned 13 times to help guide family members and others to freedom.|
From the Publisher:
A comprehensive introduction to the life and achievements of the heroic former slave details how after managing her own escape, Harriet Tubman returned thirteen times to guide other slaves to freedom along the Underground Railroad, in a portrait that also relates her subsequent contributions as a wartime cook, nurse, spy, and suffragist.
Perhaps best-known for his picture-book biographies and his series of books about 10-year-old girl detective Cam Jansen, David A. Adler is the author of over 200 books for children. Before turning to writing as a full-time career, he worked as a math teacher. Adler was inspired by a conversation with one of his nephews to write his first children's book, A LITTLE AT A TIME, which was published in 1976.