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Minty: A Story of Young Harriet Tubman

Minty: A Story of Young Harriet Tubman

ISBN: 0803718888

Title: Minty: A Story of Young Harriet Tubman

Author: Alan Schroeder

KDL Description:


Young Harriet Tubman, whose
childhood name was Minty, dreams of escaping slavery on the Brodas plantation in the late 1820s.

Amazon Description:

Many people know about Harriet Tubman’s adult life—how she helped hundreds of slaves escape to freedom along the Underground Railroad. But how know about Harriet Tubman’s life as a little African-American girl? This dramatic portrayal will open the eyes of countless young readers and help them to know the little girl who would become one of America’s greatest heroines. Full color.