Escape North!: The Story of Harriet Tubman

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Random House, 2000 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages
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An easy-to-read, page-turning account of Harriet Tubman's life--from her childhood in slavery to her years as a conductor on the Underground Railroad to her later work as a suffragette and as a spy in the Civil War. This remarkable true story brings to life one of America's greatest female role models.

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Review: Escape North! The Story of Harriet Tubman (Step into Reading, Step 4)

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Guided Reading Level N. Illustrated by Teresa Flavin Harriet Tubman was a slave who ran to the north through the underground railroad. She traveled back to the south and lead over 300 people to ... Read full review

Review: Escape North! The Story of Harriet Tubman (Step into Reading, Step 4)

User Review  - Shelli - Goodreads

Some of the information given about Harriet Tubman is contrary to what I have read in other books. However, the book was written in a way that elementary age students 3rd grade and up can read and learn a bit about this amazing woman in our nation's history. Read full review


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Monica Kulling has published over thirty-five titles for children, among them In the Bag! Margaret Knight Wraps it Up, selected by the Smithsonian as one of Ten Great Science Books for Kids. Her books have been regularly nominated for awards, including ForeWord Reviews Book of the Year Award for All Aboard! Elijah McCoy's Steam Engine.

Artist Teresa Flavin currently lives in Glasgow. Between trips to India, she clambers about the Scottish highlands with her geographer husband.

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