Saturday, October 9, 2010

A Picture Book of Harriet Tubman by David Adler

Title: A Picture Book of Harriet Tubman
Author: David A. Adler
Illustrator & Photographer: Samuel Byrd
Publisher / Date: Holiday House, Inc / 1992
Genre: Biography, Picture Book
Themes: Biography, overcoming odds, slavery, history
Summary: Snippets from the life of Harriet Tubman, a slave who became a leader in the Underground Railroad. 
Curriculum Connections: Grades 2-5 Social Studies: Slavery, Underground Railroad; Famous Americans
Notes: Appropriately written biography for children but needs to be supplemented with other biographies about Tubman for a more complete look at Tubmann's life. 

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