Harriet Tubman: Conductor on the Underground Railroad by Ann Petry
9780064461818 The quintessential biography for middle grade readers of Harriet Tubman, the anti-slavery hero who is expected to be the face of the new $20 bill. The New Yorker praised this book as â€œan evocative portrait,â€ and the Chicago Tribune called it â€œsuperb.â€ Harriet Tubman was born a slave and dreamed of being free. She was willing to risk everythingâ€”including her own lifeâ€”to see that dream come true.Â After her daring escape, Harriet became a conductor on the secret Underground Railroad, helping others make the dangerous journey to freedom. Harriet Tubman: Conductor on the Underground Railroad is an accessible portrait of the woman who guided more than 300 slaves to freedom. This award-winning introduction to the late abolitionist is an ALA Notable Book and a New York Times Outstanding Book. This book also includes an index.