Heroes of Black History
Harriet Tubman is well known for her work as an abolitionist and a conductor on the Underground Railroad. Her life was one of extraordinary suffering and extraordinary courage. This absorbing biography traces her life from childhood years in slavery, through her escape and subsequent work on the Underground Railroad, ending with her final years. Powerful historical images and age-appropriate text supply solid social studies content. Fact-filled sidebars and a timeline enhance the reading experience.