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Before She Was Harriet

by Lesa Cline-Ransome and James Ransome
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Dave the Potter: Artist, Poet, Slave

by Laban Carrick Hill and Bryan Collier
  • Grade Level:
    PK-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    Art, English Language Arts, History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2010
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (7), Author Personal Websites (2), Audio Name Pronunciations (2), In-depth Interviews (1), Author Guest Blog Posts (1), Meet-the-Author Movies (1)
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Poet: The Remarkable Story of George Moses Horton

by Don Tate
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2015
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (7), Author Personal Websites (1), Author Blogs (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (1)
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Freedom River

by Doreen Rappaport and Bryan Collier
  • Grade Level:
    PK-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    Art, English Language Arts, History
  • Genres:
    Biography
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2000
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (4), Author Personal Websites (2), Audio Name Pronunciations (2), In-depth Interviews (2), Meet-the-Author Movies (1)
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Frederick Douglass: The Lion Who Wrote History

by Walter Dean Myers and Floyd Cooper
  • Grade Level:
    PK-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2017
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (7), Author Personal Websites (2), Author Blogs (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (2), Meet-the-Author Movies (1)
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Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom

by Carole Boston Weatherford and Kadir Nelson
  • Grade Level:
    1-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    Art, English Language Arts, History
  • Genres:
    Biography
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2006
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (3), Author Personal Websites (2), Audio Name Pronunciations (2)
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Seven Miles to Freedom: The Robert Smalls Story

by Janet Halfmann and Duane Smith
  • Grade Level:
    1-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Science
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2008
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (8), Author Personal Websites (2), Audio Name Pronunciations (1)
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In the Shadow of Liberty: The Hidden History of Slavery, 4 Presidents, & 5 Black Lives

by Kenneth C. Davis
  • Grade Level:
    4-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2016
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (3), Author Personal Websites (1), Author Blogs (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (1)
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Minty: A Story of Young Harriet Tubman

by Alan Schroeder and Jerry Pinkney
  • Grade Level:
    1-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    Art, English Language Arts, History
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    1996
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    Author Interviews (5), Author Personal Websites (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (1), In-depth Interviews (1)
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Lift Your Light a Little Higher: The Story of Stephen Bishop: Slave-Explorer

by Heather Henson and Bryan Collier
  • Grade Level:
    PK-2
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2016
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (4), Author Personal Websites (2), Author Blogs (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (1), In-depth Interviews (1), Meet-the-Author Movies (1)
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No Small Potatoes: Junius G. Groves and His Kingdom in Kansas

by Tonya Bolden and Don Tate
  • Grade Level:
    PK-2
  • Curricular Areas:
    History
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2018
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (4), Author Personal Websites (2), Author Blogs (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (2), In-depth Interviews (1)
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Etched in Clay: The Life of Dave, Enslaved Potter and Poet

by Andrea Cheng
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Anthony Burns: The Defeat and Triumph of a Fugitive Slave

by Virginia Hamilton
  • Grade Level:
    7-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    1988
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (1), Author Personal Websites (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (1)
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Words Set Me Free: The Story of Young Frederick Douglass

by Lesa Cline-Ransome and James Ransome
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2012
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (3), Author Personal Websites (2), Author Blogs (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (2), In-depth Interviews (1)
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Picture Book of Harriet Tubman, A

by David A. Adler and Samuel Byrd

Part of the David A. Adler Picture Book Biographies Series

  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    1992
  • Author Resources:
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Frederick's Journey: The Life of Frederick Douglass

by Doreen Rappaport and London Ladd
  • Grade Level:
    1-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2015
  • Author Resources:
    Author Personal Websites (2), Audio Name Pronunciations (1), In-depth Interviews (1)
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I Am Harriet Tubman

by Brad Meltzer and Christopher Eliopoulos

Part of the Ordinary People Change the World Series

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Passenger on the Pearl: The True Story of Emily Edmonson's Flight from Slavery

by Winifred Conkling
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2015
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (1), Author Personal Websites (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (1)
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Up Before Daybreak: Cotton and People in America

by Deborah Hopkinson
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2006
  • Author Resources:
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My Name Is James Madison Hemings

by Jonah Winter and Terry Widener
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Escape from Slavery: Five Journeys to Freedom

by Doreen Rappaport and Charles Lilly
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History
  • Genres:
    Biography
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    1991
  • Author Resources:
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Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad

by David A. Adler
  • Grade Level:
    4-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2013
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Escape North! the Story of Harriet Tubman

by Monica Kulling and Teresa Flavin
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Story of Harriet Tubman, The: Conductor of the Underground Railroad

by Kate McMullan and Steven James Petruccio
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    1990
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When Harriet Met Sojourner

by Catherine Clinton and Shane W. Evans
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2007
  • Author Resources:
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American Slave, American Hero: York of the Lewis and Clark Expedition

by Laurence Pringle, Cornelius Van Wright, and Ying-Hwa Hu
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2006
  • Author Resources:
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Mumbet's Declaration of Independence

by Gretchen Woelfle and Alix Delinois
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Phillis Wheatley: Colonial American Poet

by Laura Purdie Salas
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies, STEAM
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2006
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (1), Author Personal Websites (1), Author Blogs (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (1)
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Capital Days: Michael Shiner's Journal and the Growth of Our Nation's Capital

by Tonya Bolden
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (1), Author Personal Websites (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (1), In-depth Interviews (1)
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Harriet Tubman: Conductor on the Underground Railroad

by Ann Petry
  • Grade Level:
    4-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    History
  • Genres:
    Biography
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    1955
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Phillis Wheatley: Young Revolutionary Poet

by Kathryn Kilby Borland, Helen Ross Speicher, and Cathy Morrison
  • Grade Level:
    1-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography
  • Year Published:
    2005
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Harriet Tubman, Secret Agent: How Daring Slaves and Free Blacks Spied for the Union During the Civil War

by Thomas B. Allen and Carla Bauer
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Go Free or Die: A Story about Harriet Tubman

by Jeri Chase Ferris and Karen Ritz
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Never Caught: The Story of Ona Judge: George and Martha Washington's Courageous Slave Who Dared to Run Away

by Erica Armstrong Dunbar and Kathleen Van Cleve
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5,000 Miles to Freedom: Ellen and William Craft's Flight from Slavery

by Judith Bloom Fradin and Dennis Brindell Fradin
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2006
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Robert Smalls: The Boat Thief

by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. and Patrick Faricy
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2008
  • Author Resources:
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Harriet Tubman

by Kem Knapp Sawyer
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2010
  • Author Resources:
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Daring Escape of Ellen Craft, The

by Cathy Moore and Mary O'Keefe Young
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Fort Mose: And the Story of the Man Who Built the First Free Black Settlement in Colonial America

by Glennette Tilley Turner
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Hidden Girl: The True Story of a Modern-Day Child Slave

by Shyima Hall and Lisa Wysocky
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Revolutionary Poet

by Maryann Weidt and Mary O'Keefe Young
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Who Was Harriet Tubman?

by Yona Zeldis McDonough and Nancy Harrison
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Harriet Tubman

by Grace Norwich and Ute Simon

Book 6 of the I Am Series

From Slave to Abolitionist

by Lucille Schulberg Warner and Tom Feelings
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Free Boy: A True Story of Slave and Master

by Judith M. Bentley and Lorraine McConaghy
  • Grade Level:
    7-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Author Resources:
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Caroline Quarlls and the Underground Railroad

by Julia Pferdehirt
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Author Resources:
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Buried Lives: The Enslaved People of George Washington's Mount Vernon

by Carla Killough McClafferty
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Ona Judge Outwits the Washingtons: An Enslaved Woman Fights for Freedom

by Gwendolyn Hooks and Simone Agoussoye
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Escape from Slavery: The Boyhood of Frederick Douglass in His Own Words

by Frederick Douglass
  • Grade Level:
    4-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    History
  • Genres:
    Biography
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Book Resources:
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Apple for Harriet Tubman, An

by Glennette Tilley Turner and Susan Keeter
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