Sunday, June 01, 2008

Unknown Birthday: Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman, abolitionist
1820 or 1822-Mar. 1 or 10, 1913

Wanted Dead or Alive: The True Story of Harriet Tubman by
Ann McGovern
, illustrated by R.M. Powers (Scholastic, 1991)

Harriet Tubman is an American hero. As an escaped slave, she led 300 other slaves to freedom in the Underground Railroad. High drama.

An incredible site by the National Geographic takes you on a journey through the Underground Railroad.

America's Library site offers a short bio on
with links about her life and work.