Harriet Tubman has become perhaps the most well-known African American in American history. Readers will learn about how the determined Tubman made her own destiny, using the Underground Railroad to return to the South nineteen times to bring her family and hundreds of others to safety. This lively text describes the intense physical hardships she faced, as well as the constant threat of capture, as she fought for freedom, gave speeches, and worked as a Civil War nurse, cook, and spy.
Series: Women Who Changed History
Interest Level: Grades 5-8
Guided Reading Level: Z
Lexile Level: 1010
ISBN: 9781680486599 (Print) 9781680486605 (E-book)