Concepts for Kids
1. Called the Moses of her people, Harriet Tubman
helped over 300 slaves to freedom.
2. Though she was hated by slave keepers and had a
price on her head, she managed multiple
trips south and never lost anyone.
A Picture Book of Harriet Tubman (Picture Book Biography)
by David Adler
This remarkable woman endured slavery and a life-threatening head injury, yet went on to help others in a variety of ways, including hundreds escape slavery. Her touching words describing how it felt to be free are included in this story.
Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom
by Carole Boston Weatherford
This narrative focuses on Harriet's own escape from slavery and her decision to help other slaves do the same. The story is basically a conversation between Harriet and God interwoven with details from Harriet's life. The text, fonts, and illustrations are large and emotion-stirring.
Lead Us to Freedom, Harriet Tubman
by Peter & Connie Roop
Suitable for 8 year olds and older to read to themselves, this short chapter book begins with a series of questions that are answered in the text. It chronicles Harriet's life from birth to death. Born to enslaved parents, Harriet worked an astonishing number of jobs. She had troubles, trials, and hardships, but became famous for safely leading over 300 slaves along the Underground Railroad.
Harriet Tubman: A Woman of Courage (Time for Kids Biographies)
by the editors of Time For Kids with Renee Skelton
The text and layout of this book makes it perfect for nine year olds and older to read to themselves. The chapters are short and clearly labeled. The text is large, captioned Illustrations and photographs add interest, and sidebars contribute more information.