Minty: A Story of Young Harriet Tubman
Title: Minty: A Story of Young Harriet Tubman
Author: Alan Schroeder
BIOGRAPHY JNF TUBMAN
Young Harriet Tubman, whose
childhood name was Minty, dreams of escaping slavery on the Brodas plantation in the late 1820s.
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.