The Story of Harriet Tubman (The Story Of)

by Christine Platt (Author)

The Story of Harriet Tubman (The Story Of)
Reading Level: 2nd − 3rd Grade
Series: The Story Of

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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Review quotes

"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

Classification
Non-fiction
ISBN-13
9781646111091
Lexile Measure
N/A
Guided Reading Level
N/A
Publisher
Rockridge Press
Publication date
April 20, 2020
Series
The Story Of

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