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Biography - Picture Books Set 2

Minty: A Story of Young Harriet Tubman (2000)

Author: Schroeder, Alan Illustrator: Pinkney, Jerry
Publisher: Penguin Group
Number of pages: 40 pages

When she grew up, she became Harriet Tubman, the courageous and heroic woman who helped hundreds of slaves escape to freeedon through the Underground Railroad. But she was just a little girl for a while -- and this is her story. Minty, short for Araminta, was a fiesty and headstrong young slave whose rebellious spirit often got her into trouble. She told stories to her doll, released animals from traps, and, above all, dreamed of running away. And when her father began to teach her the skills necessary for escape, she listened carefully and learned...

ISBN 13: 978-0140561968
Reading Level (grade): 3.6
Reading Level (A-Z): O