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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 Philadelphia. Throughout her long life (she died at the age of ninety-two) and long after the Civil War brought an end to slavery, this amazing woman was proof of what just one person can do.
Yona Zeldis McDonough is a longtime doll lover and collector. She is also an award-winning author who has published numerous books for children and adults. She presently lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two children.
Table of Contents
|Who Was Harriet Tubman?||p. 1|
|Life in Maryland||p. 3|
|Looking for the North Star||p. 24|
|A Free Man's Wife||p. 31|
|Free at Last||p. 41|
|The Conductor||p. 56|
|A Country at War||p. 70|
|Moses of Her People||p. 87|
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