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Escape North!: The Story of Harriet Tubman
     

Escape North!: The Story of Harriet Tubman

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by Monica Kulling, Teresa Flavin (Illustrator)
 

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An easy-to-read, page-turning account of Harriet Tubman's life--from her childhood in slavery to her years as a conductor on the Underground Railroad to her later work as a suffragette and as a spy in the Civil War. This remarkable true story brings to life one of America's greatest female role models.

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An easy-to-read, page-turning account of Harriet Tubman's life--from her childhood in slavery to her years as a conductor on the Underground Railroad to her later work as a suffragette and as a spy in the Civil War. This remarkable true story brings to life one of America's greatest female role models.

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This biography of Harriet Tubman introduces young children to the idea of slavery and relates how one woman became a "conductor" on the underground railroad. A brave and courageous woman, she is credited with making nineteen trips south and bringing more than three hundred people out of slavery. Part of the "STEP into Reading" series. 2000, Random House Children's Books, $3.99. Ages 5 to 8. Reviewer: C. Henebry SOURCE: Parent Council, September 2001 (Vol. 9, No. 1)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780375801549
Publisher:
Random House Children's Books
Publication date:
12/28/2000
Series:
Step into Reading Book Series: A Step 4 Book
Pages:
48
Sales rank:
93,848
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile:
440L (what's this?)
Age Range:
7 - 9 Years

Meet the Author

Monica Kulling is an award-winning author of over fifty books for children, including picture books, biographies, and many Step Into Reading titles, the most recent being Sky High: George Ferris's Big Wheel. She lives in Toronto, Ontario.

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Escape North!: The Story of Harriet Tubman 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
We think the book, Escape North, is a five star book. First, the story made us feel happy when slavery was ended. Also, the illustrations were creative. Last, the book taught us important facts about the Underground Railroad. These are the reasons why we like this book.