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Harriet Tubman, conductor on the Underground Railroad / by Ann Petry.

By: Petry, Ann, 1908-1997.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Harper Trophy, 1996Edition: 1st Harper Trophy ed.Description: 247 p. ; 20 cm.ISBN: 0064461815; 9780064461818.Subject(s): Tubman, Harriet, 1820?-1913 | Slaves -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | African American women -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Underground Railroad -- Juvenile literature | Tubman, Harriet, 1820?-1913 | Slaves | Afro-Americans -- Biography | Underground railroadDDC classification: 973.7/115 Summary: Born a slave, Harriet Tubman dreamed of freedom. And through hard work and her willingness to risk everything-including her life-she was able to make that dream come true. But after making her escape, Harriet realized that her own freedom was not enough. So she became a conductor on the Underground Railroad, and devoted her life to helping others make the journey out of bondage. An invisible threat to plantation owners, she served as a symbol of strength and inspiration for her people. She was the legendary "Moses," delivering hundreds from the desert of slavery. With indisputable narrative skill, Ann Petry recreates the life of a woman of great strength, bravery, and unshakeable moral fiber.
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Originally published: New York : Crowell, [1955].

Includes index.

Born a slave, Harriet Tubman dreamed of freedom. And through hard work and her willingness to risk everything-including her life-she was able to make that dream come true. But after making her escape, Harriet realized that her own freedom was not enough. So she became a conductor on the Underground Railroad, and devoted her life to helping others make the journey out of bondage. An invisible threat to plantation owners, she served as a symbol of strength and inspiration for her people. She was the legendary "Moses," delivering hundreds from the desert of slavery. With indisputable narrative skill, Ann Petry recreates the life of a woman of great strength, bravery, and unshakeable moral fiber.

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