Award-winning, exciting middle grade introduction to Harriet Tubman, the anti-slavery hero who will be the face of the new $20 bill
The Horn Book called this classic biography of Harriet Tubman an "unusually well-written and moving life of the 'Moses of her people.'" An accessible portrait of the woman who guided more than 300 slaves to freedom as a conductor on the Underground Railroad, Harriet Tubman: Conductor on the Underground Railroad was an ALA Notable Book and a New York Times Outstanding Book, and includes an index.
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The New Yorker“An evocative portrait.”
The New York Times“[Told] with insight, style, and a fine narrative skill.”
Chicago Tribune“A superb biography. The vitality of this remarkable woman leaps from every page.”
The Horn Book“An unusually well-written and moving life of the ‘Moses of her people.’’’
Christian Science Monitor“Ann Petry, writing with sympathy and fidelity, has made Harriet Tubman live for present-day readers of any age. Deeply moving.”