The Story of Harriet Tubman: A Biography Book for New Readers
Discover the life of Harriet Tubman--a story about courage, bravery, and freedom
Harriet Tubman became a celebrated leader in the fight to free people from slavery. Before that, she was a determined young girl who believed that everyone deserved to be free. Harriet Tubman bravely used the Underground Railroad--a network of secret routes and safe houses--to free herself and many other enslaved people. Explore how Harriet Tubman went from being a slave on a plantation in Maryland to one of the most important figures in American history. How will her courageous spirit inspire you?
This Harriet Tubman biography includes:
- Path to freedom--Explore a visual timeline of Harriet's life so you can see her progress over time.
- Helpful definitions--Discover a glossary with easy-to-understand definitions for the more advanced words and ideas in the book.
- Test your knowledge--Take a quiz to make sure you understand the who, what, where, when, why, and how of Harriet's life.
If you've been searching for Harriet Tubman biographies for kids, look no further--this one has it all.
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About the Author
CHRISTINE PLATT is a passionate advocate for social justice and policy reform. She holds a bachelor's degree in Africana Studies, a master's degree in African and African American Studies, and a JD from Stetson University College of Law. Through storytelling, she teaches people of all ages about race, equity, diversity, and inclusion.
"Sharing a story of slavery isn't ever easy for any educator, yet Christine helps learners to think critically about American slavery while telling a more humanizing and accurate account of Harriet Tubman's life. Her developmentally appropriate language and visual graphics are just right for our elementary classrooms" --Britt Hawthorne, Anti-bias/Anti-racist Teacher-Educator (britthawthorne.com)
"What a beautiful biography of Harriet Tubman! Christine is a wonderful storyteller, finding just the right words for this important history. I loved the reflection questions, as well as how visually engaging this book is for young readers." --Jason Biehl, founder of Change The Narrative