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Harriet Tubman: Freedom's Trailblazer (Childhood of Famous Americans)by Kathleen Kudlinski
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One of the most popular series ever published for young Americans, these classics have been praised alike by parents, teachers, and librarians. With these lively, inspiring, fictionalized biographies — easily read by children of eight and up — today's youngster is swept right into history.
This Childhood of Famous Americans title focuses on the experiences as a child slave that gave Harriet Tubman the resolve to save 300 other slaves on the Underground Railroad.
Born into slavery, Harriet Tubman escaped at the age of 29, only to risk her life to help more than 300 other slaves escape using the Underground Railroad. Nicknamed "Moses, " Harriet dedicated her life to the cause of abolition and the welfare of African Americans. Illustrations.
About the Author
Kathleen Kudlinski was born in Pennsylvania. When she grew up, she studied art and biology at the University of Maine. She became a science teacher, but when she stopped teaching, she tried writing. She is the author of books about Rosa Parks, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Dr. Seuss, and many more.
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