Harriet Tubman in Her Own Words

Harriet Tubman in Her Own Words

Paperback - 2016
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Harriet Tubman's fame as a conductor on the Underground Railroad led to her nickname: Moses. She displayed considerable courage leading fugitive slaves to freedom and, incredibly, never lost a "passenger." Less well known is Tubman's service in the Union army as a scout and spy during the Civil War. This captivating volume uses Tubman's own remembrances as well as other primary sources to provide a greater understanding of her astonishing life story as well as major issues of the United States in the 1800s. Historic photographs, fact boxes, and sidebars add valuable information to the main text and appealing design.
Publisher: New York, NY : Gareth Stevens Publishing, 2016
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781482440676
Branch Call Number: E444.T82 M373 2016
Characteristics: 32 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm


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