Publication Date: January, 2018
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Ages 8 to 12, Grades 3 to 7
This gripping and critically acclaimed biography of Harriet Tubman now has a gorgeous new cover by Kadir Nelson, a foreword by Jason Reynolds, and additional material.
Harriet Tubman was born a slave and dreamed of being free. She was willing to risk everything—including her own life—to see that dream come true. After her daring escape, Harriet became a conductor on the secret Underground Railroad, helping more than three hundred other slaves make the dangerous journey to freedom.
This quintessential biography for middle grade readers was praised by the New Yorker as “an evocative portrait,” and by the Chicago Tribune as “superb.” It was also named an ALA Notable Book and a New York Times Outstanding Book.
This new edition features:
• A new cover by award-winning illustrator Kadir Nelson
• A foreword by award-winning author Jason Reynolds
• Additional educational backmatter