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Glatzer, Jenna

Summary: Tells the story of nineteenth century abolitionist Reverend John Rankin and his brave early efforts working as a conductor on the Underground Railroad, risking his safety and the safety of his family to help nearly two thousand slaves escape from Kentucky to Ohio.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 RAN

McDonough, Yona Zeldis.

Summary: A biography of the ninteenth-century woman who escaped slavery and helped many other slaves get to freedom on the Underground Railroad.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 TUB

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 TUB

McDonough, Yona Zeldis.

Summary: "No one knows where the term Underground Railroad came from--there were no trains or tracks, only "conductors" who helped escaping slaves to freedom. Including real stories about "passengers" on the "Railroad," this book chronicles slaves' close calls with bounty hunters, exhausting struggles on the road, and what they sacrificed for freedom. With black-and-white illustrations throughout and a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.7 MCD

Williams, Carla

Summary: Provides information about the Underground Railroad, a network of people in the U.S. who helped slaves escape to freedom; looks at the activities of some of the people who played significant roles in the fight to free the slaves; and explains the signals used to communicate with runaway slaves.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.7 WIL

Gayle, Sharon Shavers.

Summary: Introduces Harriet Tubman, from her birth into slavery, through her daring escape to freedom in the north, to her tireless efforts during the Civil War to free other slave via the Underground Railroad.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin Paperbacks 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE GAY

Norwich, Grace.

Summary: An introduction to the life of the civil rights heroine and suffrage activist describes how she repeatedly risked her life to save dozens of slaves and became an equal rights icon in post-Civil War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 TUB

Gorrell, Gena K. (Gena Kinton)

Summary: Details the history of the Underground Railroad from the roots of slavery through the post-Emancipation era by focusing on the lives of the participants.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 1997

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.7115 GOR

Kramer, Barbara

Summary: Presents the life of Harriet Tubman, highlighting her brave actions on the Underground Railroad that helped lead more than seven hundred slaves to freedom.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2020

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE KRA

Pinkney, Andrea Davis

Summary: "Born enslaved, Harriet Tubman rose up to become one of the most successful, determined and well-known conductors of the Underground Railroad. With her family's love planted firmly in her heart, Harriet looked to the North Star for guidance--and its lighthelped guide her way out of slavery. Her courage made it possible for her to help others reach freedom too"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 TUB

Platt, Christine A.

Summary: This title introduces readers to Harriet Tubman and how she became a shero to free as many slaves as possible through the Underground Railroad.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calico Kid, an imprint of Magic Wagon 2020

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: 973.71 PLA

Haskins, James

Summary: Discusses the Underground Railroad, the secret, loosely organized network of people and places that helped many slaves escape north to freedom.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 1993

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 973.7 HAS

Cline-Ransome, Lesa

Summary: A lush and lyrical biography of Harriet Tubman, written in verse. An evocative poem and opulent watercolors come together to honor a woman of humble origins whose courage and compassion make her larger than life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 TUB

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB TUBMAN CLI

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE History Cline-Ransome 2018

Doak, Robin S. (Robin Santos)

Summary: After escaping from slavery when she was a young woman, Harriet Tubman devoted herself to helping others do the same. Readers will discover how Tubman became the most famous conductor on the Underground Railroad, rescuing her family members and dozens of others from plantations in the south and helping them reach safety in the north.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 TUB

Hamilton, Virginia

Summary: Recounts the journey of Black slaves to freedom via the underground railroad, an extended group of people who helped fugitive slaves in many ways.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 1993

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.7115 HAM

Kennon, Caroline

Summary: The Underground Railroad was the massive effort by slaves and free people to secretly bring thousands of blacks to freedom in the North during the 19th century. This thought-provoking book will capture readers imaginations and fill them with awe for the brave conductors and passengers on the Railroad. Theyll learn about the many safe havens, called depots, that housed fugitives and the secret...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.7 KEN

Tate, Don

Summary: Presents the life of black abolitionist William Still, son of an escaped slave, who helped his people through his work with Philadelphia's Anti-slavery Society and the Underground Railroad.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Peachtree Publishing Company Inc. 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 STI

Ford, Carin T.

Summary: Explains the early plight of the slaves and their run for freedom during and after the Civil War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow 2004

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Nofi, Albert A.

Summary: Describes the loosely organized networks of people, both free and slave, who helped fugitives from the South escape slavery to freedom in the North or in Canada.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea House Publishers 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.7115 NOF

Rappaport, Doreen.

Summary: Describes an incident in the life of John Parker, an ex-slave who became a successful businessman in Ripley, Ohio, and who repeatedly risked his life to help other slaves escape to freedom.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jump at the Sun 2000

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Evans, Shane.

Summary: "A stellar introduction to the Underground Railroad, narrated by a group of slaves. Readers experience the fugitives' escape, their long nighttime journey punctuated by meetings with friends and enemies, and their final glorious arrival in a place of freedom."--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2010

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.7115 EVA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J973.7 EVA

Mara, Wil.

Summary: This book introduces the youngest readers to Harriet Tubman.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 TUB

Petry, Ann Lane

Summary: A biography of the famous woman who worked to free her people on the Underground Railroad.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crowell 1955

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Summary: An illustrated introduction to the life of Harriet Tubman, who spoke out against slavery in the United States and saved hundreds of African Americans by leading them North on the Underground Railroad.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Collins 2005

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 TUB

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB TUBMAN SKE

Meltzer, Brad

Summary: "A biography of Harriet Tubman, the abolitionist leader who played a key role in helping enslaved people escape via the Underground Railroad."--Provided by publisher

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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