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Summary: This is the story of Harriet Ross Tubman, founder of the Underground Railroad, who led hundreds of slaves to freedom in the North before the Civil War.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Xenon Pictures 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA WOM

Contents: Selections from Levi Coffin's Reminiscences -- Selections from William Still's The Underground Rail Road.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ivan R. Dee 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7115 FLE

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

Draper, Sharon M. (Sharon Mills)

Summary: From a map Ziggy and his friends discover an old tunnel that was once used as a safe haven by escaped slaves. While checking out the tunnel, the trap door gets stuck and the boys are forced to use the old, dark, damp tunnels that just may be haunted.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC DRA

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

Smith, Nikki Shannon

Summary: In 1854 in Eastern Maryland twelve-year-old Ann is a slave, grateful that her family is still all together; but when their master, in need of money, decides to sell Ann and her younger brother, their parents decide to take the dangerous step of running away north to freedom--a journey filled with danger, especially since they are not sure how to find the first station on the Underground Railroad.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED SMI

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

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

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

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

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

Hale, Nathan

Summary: Araminta Ross was born a slave in Delaware in the early 19th century. Slavery meant that her family could be ripped apart at any time, and that she could be put to work in dangerous places and for abusive people. But north of the Mason-Dixon line, slavery was illegal. If she could run away and make it north without being caught or killed, she'd be free. Facing enormous danger, Araminta made it,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2015

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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

Summary: Underground tells the story of American heroes and their harrowing journey from slavery to freedom, with the legendary Harriot Tubman blazing the trail.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD UND

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

Grimes, Nikki.

Summary: In this imaginative biographical story, Harriet Tubman and Susan B. Anthony sit down over a cup of tea in 1904 to reminisce about their struggles and triumphs in the service of freedom and women's rights.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile book on CD, Call number: CD J Fiction Grimes 2015

McMann, Lisa.

Summary: "Dak, Sera, and Riq return to the United States and walk right into a deadly trap. The year is 1850 and the nation is divided over the issue of slavery. In these dark days, the Underground Railroad provides a light of hope, helping runaway slaves escape to freedom. But the SQ has taken control of the Underground Railroad from within. Now Dak and Sera are left wondering who to trust...while Riq...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2013

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC MCM

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC INF

Meister, Cari.

Summary: Peg Leg Joe travels from plantation to plantation singing the Drinking Gourd song that will guide slaves to freedom in the North.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Picture Window Books 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MEI

Weatherford, Carole Boston

Summary: Henry Brown wrote that long before he came to be know as "Box," he "entered the world a slave." He was put to work as a child and passed down from one generation to the next -- as property. When he was an adult, his wife and children were sold away from him out of spite. Henry Brown watched as his family left, bound in chains, headed to the deeper South. What more could be taken from him? But...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Prss 2020

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

Foner, Eric

Summary: Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Eric Foner relates the dramatic story of fugitive slaves and the antislavery activists who defied the law to help them reach freedom.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.7 FON

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7 FON

Fradin, Judith Bloom.

Summary: Documents the efforts of an Ohio community to secure the freedom of escaped slave John Price, examining various aspects of Price's escape from Kentucky, the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850, and the heroic showdown.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker Books for Young Readers 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

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

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

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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

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

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

Messner, Kate

Summary: This time the mysterious box that Ranger the Golden retriever found transports him to a Maryland plantation before the Civil War, where he must help a young house slave named Sarah and her younger brother Jesse find their way to the underground railroad and North to freedom, before Jesse is sold to a plantation further South.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC MES

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MES

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