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Harriet Tubman (DK Biography)

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Loaded with archival photographs and amazing facts, the DK Biography series introduces young readers to some of history's most interesting and influential characters. DK Biography: Harriet Tubman tells the story of the famous abolitionist, from her childhood as a slave on a Maryland plantation, to her dramatic escape, to her tireless work as an organizer of the Underground ...more
Paperback, 128 pages
Published January 1st 2010 by DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
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Lyazid Alaoui
Harriet Tubman, an African American who saved black people, led thousands to happiness and freedom. She led countless African Americans through the famous Underground Railroad, which led to black peoples’ freedom and the American civil war. She was born in 1822 in Maryland. Many African Americans were scared during the escape, but nonetheless, Mrs. Tubman persevered because she was determined to find a way to obtain absolute freedom for all African Americans. She was, and still is, one of the ...more
Laura Verret
When I found this book, I couldn’t remember if I already owned it – I couldn’t remember who Harriet Tubman was written by. But since it was only $ .10, I decided to bring it home and, if I did own it, pass it off on one of my relatives.

As it happens, I did not own it. That other one was written by Laurie Calkhoven; this by Kem Knapp Sawyer, author of Eleanor Roosevelt.

This book followed a predictable path from Harriet’s early years, through her hiring out and eventual placement in the fields – h
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Dec 03, 2014 Rhonda Lee rated it it was amazing
This biography story of Harriet Tubman tells of all her background as a slave back in Maryland. Her triumph of becoming one of the most well-known ladies in American history. Her story is told as she becomes close friends and gains good relations with many of the people she was surrounded by as a slave. She was not only a slave but also worked at a nurse and spy during the Civil War. She stood up for what she believed in and fought for not only her rights but for the rights of people who got ...more
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Feb 02, 2014 Marta rated it liked it
I read this one once before as I child, but it's the bibliography of Harriet Tubman and her journey to freedom as she lead other former slaves. It's a little on the drier side, so ages 9-12 would be the best audience for this one- old enough to read on their own, and old enough to appreciate bibliographies.
May 21, 2012 Edgar rated it it was amazing
I don't really like to read Biography but this was one that caught my attention when i heard about it during history. I began reading about it soon enough i found myself researching even more about her. It just sad how they treated African Americans back then.
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Mar 26, 2012 Jasmine Mullings rated it it was amazing
i think you shouldnt jugde a book by its cover because this is a interesting book and its apart of history because this is an african american woman who fought for freedom so that generations and generations (people like today )wouldnt have to slave and just be free.
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It's written for kids, but gave good general information on a topic I knew little to nothing about. I enjoyed learning about Harriet Tubman.
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