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Harriet Tubman

Author: Maryann N Weidt
Publisher: New York : Barnes & Noble Books, ©2003.
Series: History maker bios.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Harriet Tubman was a wily slave. Having narrowly escaped murder as a teenager when a slave overseer smacked her in the head with an iron weight, she fled from slavery by following the North Star to freedom. She helped more than three hundred slaves run away through the Underground Railroad, and was amazingly never caught. During the Civil War she acted as a spy and earned money by selling pies and root beer to the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Literature
Biographies
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Biography
Named Person: Harriet Tubman; Harriet Tubman
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maryann N Weidt
ISBN: 0760736030 9780760736036
OCLC Number: 56774192
Description: 47 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm.
Contents: Born into slavery --
Escape! --
A price on her head --
War hero --
After the war.
Series Title: History maker bios.
Responsibility: Maryann N. Weidt.

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Harriet Tubman was a wily slave. Having narrowly escaped murder as a teenager when a slave overseer smacked her in the head with an iron weight, she fled from slavery by following the North Star to freedom. She helped more than three hundred slaves run away through the Underground Railroad, and was amazingly never caught. During the Civil War she acted as a spy and earned money by selling pies and root beer to the soldiers. --publisher website.

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