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Harriet Tubman and the underground railroad by Louise Chipley Slavicek

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Published by Lucent Books in San Diego, Calif .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Tubman, Harriet, 1820?-1913 -- Juvenile literature,
  • Slaves -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • African American women -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • Underground railroad -- Juvenile literature

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Louise Chipley Slavicek.
GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
SeriesLucent library of Black history
LC ClassificationsE444.T82 S53 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3417620M
ISBN 101590189272
LC Control Number2005033932

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