Who was Harriet Tubman? by Yona Zeldis McDonough

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Published by Grosset & Dunlap in New York .

Written in English

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  • United States

Subjects:

  • Tubman, Harriet, 1820?-1913 -- Juvenile literature,
  • Tubman, Harriet, 1820?-1913,
  • Slaves -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • African American women -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • Underground railroad -- Juvenile literature,
  • Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature,
  • Slaves,
  • African Americans -- Biography,
  • Women -- Biography,
  • Underground railroad,
  • Antislavery movements

About the Edition

A biography of the ninteenth-century woman who escaped slavery and helped many other slaves get to freedom on the Underground Railroad.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 106).

Book details

Statementby Yona Zeldis McDonough ; illustrated by Nancy Harrison.
GenreJuvenile literature., Biography, Biography.
ContributionsHarrison, Nancy, 1963- ill.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE444.T82 M375 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination106 p. :
Number of Pages106
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3553110M
ISBN 100448428903, 044842889X
LC Control Number2002004663

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