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Harriet Tubman Conductor on the underground railroad
Harriet Tubman Conductor on the underground railroad Author:Ann Petry Escape to Freedom" Born a slave on a Maryland plantation, Harriet Tubman grew up to become a woman of great moral courage. She first escaped alone on the underground railroad to freedom, and then went back again and again to inspire and lead over 200 black men, women, and children past the swamps, forests, rivers, and secret hiding places that m... more »arked the dangerous escape route to the North. Harriet Tubman had a price on her head, buet she was never caught and she never lost a passenger. Called the "Moses" of her people, she has earned a place of honor among history's heroic women.
"...unusually well-written and moving..."-Horn Book