Harriet Tubman (First Biographies) by Cassie Mayer

Cover of: Harriet Tubman (First Biographies) | Cassie Mayer

Published by Heinemann .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Biography & Autobiography - Cultural Heritage,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Historical,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Political,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Nonfiction,
  • African American women,
  • Biography,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Slaves,
  • United States,
  • Women slaves,
  • Children: Grades 1-2

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8398618M
ISBN 101403499829
ISBN 109781403499820
OCLC/WorldCa86038199

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Jan 05,  · The definitive biography of one of the most courageous women in American history "reveals Harriet Tubman to be even more remarkable than her legend" (Newsday).

Celebrated for her exploits as a conductor on the Underground Railroad, Harriet Tubman has entered history as one of nineteenth-century America's most enduring and important figures/5. This quintessential middle grade biography of Harriet Tubman now features a cover by NAACP Image Award winner and Caldecott Honor illustrator Kadir Nelson, a foreword by National Book Award finalist Jason Harriet Tubman book, and additional new material.4/5.

Feb 17,  · Harriet Tubman was an African-American abolitionist, humanitarian, and a Union spy during the American Civil War. Born into slavery, Tubman escaped and subsequently made some thirteen missions to rescue approximately seventy enslaved families and friends, using the network of antislavery activists and safe houses known as the Underground Railroad/5(3).

Mar 31,  · That book, titled Harriet Tubman: Negro Soldier and Abolitionist, was written by a journalist named Earl Conrad who had great difficulty finding a printer due to widespread racial bias at the time against African-American history.

The book quickly went out of print after publication and has remained out of print ever since. Feb 02,  · The definitive biography of one of the most courageous women in American history "reveals Harriet Tubman to be even more remarkable than her legend" (Newsday).

Celebrated for her exploits as a conductor on the Underground Railroad, Harriet Tubman has entered history as one of nineteenth-century America's most enduring and important figures.4/5(). Slave catchers knew Harriet Tubman was illiterate, so she escaped capture by pretending to read a book. Harriet Tubman co-led a military raid during the Civil War.

Inthe U.S. announced plans to display Harriet Tubman's portrait on the twenty dollar bill. Jan 16,  · One admirer, Sarah H. Bradford, wrote a biography entitled Scenes in the Life of Harriet Tubman, with the proceeds going to Tubman and her family. Tubman continued to give Harriet Tubman book in.

Feb 06,  · Jean M. Humez’s comprehensive Harriet Tubman is both an important biographical overview based on extensive new research and a complete collection of the stories Tubman told about her life—a virtual 5/5(2). Harriet Tubman (born Araminta Ross, c.

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Aug 15,  · Who Was Harriet Tubman. by Yona Zeldis McDonough is a great African-American history book for kids. Harriet Tubman, born Araminta "Minty" Harriet Ross, was probably one of the bravest African-American women of her time.

After being a cruelly treated slave for a long while, she decides that she has had enough, and she ran up to the north/5. Feb 21,  · Harriet Tubman was an escaped slave who became a “conductor” on the Underground Railroad, leading slaves to freedom before the Civil War, all while carrying a.

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This is a book about Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad. Harriet Tubman was a slave. She was born in Maryland in Her mother and father. Summary: From birth to death, Harriet Tubman's incredible life is shared in this beautifully illustrated book. In her youth, Harriet Tubman conducted the Underground Railroad, and in later in life she joined the suffragist movement.

Harriet Tubman accomplished many /5. Nov 01,  · Directed by Kasi Lemmons. With Cynthia Erivo, Leslie Odom Jr., Joe Alwyn, Clarke Peters.

The extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman's escape from slavery and transformation into one of America's greatest heroes, whose courage, ingenuity, and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course of history/10(K).

In the biography of the eponymous abolitionist and activist for young adult readers, Harriet Tubman: Conductor on the Underground Railroad (), American author and journalist Ann Petry tells Tubman’s story in a way that is clear and concise for middle-school readers. Tubman showed the same zeal and passion for the campaign to attain women's suffrage after the American Civil War as she had shown for the abolition of slavery.

Harriet Tubman died in in Auburn, New York at the home she purchased from Secretary of State William Seward inwhere she established the Harriet Tubman Home for the Aged.

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Nov 19,  · Moses: When Harriet Tubman Let Her People to Freedom By Carole Boston Weatherford, Illustrated by Kadir Nelson This poetic book is a resounding tribute to Tubman’s strength, humility, and devotion.

With proper reverence, Weatherford and Nelson do justice to the woman who, long ago, earned the name Moses. years. Before She Was Harriet. The Extraordinary Life Story of Harriet Tubman: The Female Moses Who Led Hundreds of Slaves to Freedom as the Conductor on the Underground Railroad (2 Memoirs in One Volume) by Sarah H.

Bradford out of 5 stars Harriet is a American biographical film about abolitionist Harriet Tubman. Directed by Kasi Lemmons, who wrote the screenplay with Gregory Allen Howard, it stars Cynthia Erivo as Tubman, with Leslie Odom Jr., Joe Alwyn, and Janelle Monáe in supporting stpaullimoservice.com by: Terence Blanchard.

Sep 03,  · Overview Born a slave in Maryland, Harriet Tubman knew first-hand what it meant to be someone's property; she was whipped by owners and almost killed by an overseer. It was from other field hands that she first heard about the Underground Railroad which she travelled by herself north to /5.

Jul 29,  · Harriet Tubman was born into slavery in Dorchester County, Maryland, in oron the plantation of Edward Brodas or Brodess. Her birth name was Araminta, and she was called Minty until she changed her name to Harriet—after her mother—as an early teen. This book is about Harriet Tubman and how her journey.

there's a place called the underground rail road Harriet Tubman Harriet Tubman was in the woods. Harriet Tubman's heroic and pivotal role in the fight against slavery is the subject of the fourteenth picture book in this New York Times bestselling biography series This friendly, fun biography series focuses on the traits that made our heroes great--the traits that kids can aspire to in order to live heroically themselves.

Oct 23,  · Among the sources that the filmmakers consulted was the first biography about Tubman, “Scenes in the Life of Harriet Tubman” (), a problematic book.

Sarah Hopkins Bradford (August 20, – June 25, ) was an American writer and historian, best known today for her two pioneering biographical books on Harriet stpaullimoservice.com of her work consists of children's literature.

Jul 29,  · Sarah H. Bradford’s biography of Tubman is a good read. The only thing I don’t like about it is, in an attempt to capture Tubman’s (who’s real name is Araminta Ross) words exactly as she spoke them (The book is an interview of sorts), she wrote it.

Jan 02,  · Harriet Tubman was born a slave and dreamed of being free. She was willing to risk everything—including her own life—to see that dream come true. After her daring escape, Harriet became a conductor on the secret Underground Railroad, helping. Aug 09,  · Born into slavery, Harriet Tubman hears God's voice one summer night and decides to leave her husband and family behind and escape To add this title to yo.

When they think of Harriet Tubman, most adults probably imagine a woman holding a rifle and leading slaves to freedom by following the North Star. Tubman's heroics, summarized and simplified for children's books and young adult texts, have long been a staple of book.

Answer and Explanation: No, Harriet Tubman never wrote a book. However, she did authorize her friend, Sarah Bradford, to write a biography of her in which helped raise money for Tubman. Apr 27,  · Harriet Tubman, who will soon be the first African-American to grace a U.S.

currency note, spent her whole adult life raising money either to rescue slaves or help them start life afresh on. The Harriet Tubman Tour is an interactive, arts-based program for K-Adult audiences that educates and inspires through the life & times of Harriet Tubman.

Harriet Tubman was born a slave and dreamed of being free. She was willing to risk everything - including her own life - to see that dream come true. After her daring escape, Harriet became a conductor on the secret Underground Railroad, helping others make the dangerous journey to freedom.

Harriet Tubman: The Road to Freedom examines the life and significance of Harriet Tubman. Tubman was born a slave in the s in Maryland. She escaped slavery in her early 20s and made her way north. Within a year of her escape, she began helping others. Nov 03,  · Harriet Tubman is one of the best-known women in US history, but most people know little of her life beyond what they learned in a history textbook.

A running theme in her book Author: Amanda Holpuch. Harriet Tubman Books & Printables. During Black History Month I am sharing several posts highlighting different people and events along with book ideas and printables to help you bring Black History alive with your children.

Although February is Black History Month, Black History is actually just HISTORY and can be taught at any time of the. About Harriet Tubman, Secret Agent. Thomas B. Allen’s follow-up to the multi-award-winning George Washington, Spymaster is now available in paperback.

This compelling biography tells the amazing tale of Harriet Tubman using details uncovered from military and intelligence archives, diaries and little-known memoirs from ex-slaves.I did not know that Tubman was so fearless in her rescues and never got caught while freeing slaves through the Underground Railroad.

To be clear, only about half the book is the actual biography of Harriet Tubman, the rest of the book is expansive filler material on slavery in general and the U.

S. history that is pertinent to Tubman's life.Born Arminta Ross, young Harriet Tubman (named after her mother when she was full-grown) was a faithful strong girl growing up in the late 's as a slave in the south. Her faith was at the center of everything she did and she was tested at every turn.

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