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Before She Was Harriet

by Lesa Cline-Ransome and James Ransome
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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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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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Chasing Freedom: The Life Journeys of Harriet Tubman and Susan B. Anthony, Inspired by Historical Facts

by Nikki Grimes and Michele Wood
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American, Women / Girls
  • Year Published:
    2015
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (7), Author Personal Websites (2), Author Blogs (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (2), In-depth Interviews (1)
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Henry's Freedom Box

by Ellen Levine and Kadir Nelson
  • Grade Level:
    PK-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2007
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (2), Author Personal Websites (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (2)
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Many Thousand Gone: African Americans from Slavery to Freedom

by Virginia Hamilton, Leo Dillon, and Diane Dillon
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Year Published:
    1993
  • Author Resources:
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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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House of Dies Drear, The

by Virginia Hamilton and Eros Keith
  • Grade Level:
    4-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts
  • Genres:
    Mystery
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    1968
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Underground Abductor, The: An Abolitionist Tale about Harriet Tubman

by Nathan Hale

Book 5 of the Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales

  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History
  • Genres:
    Biography, Humor, Nonfiction, Graphic Novel
  • Year Published:
    2015
  • Author Resources:
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Aunt Harriet's Underground Railroad in the Sky

by Faith Ringgold
  • Grade Level:
    1-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    Art, English Language Arts, History, Social Studies
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Author Resources:
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Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt

by Deborah Hopkinson and James Ransome
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Unspoken: A Story from the Underground Railroad

by Henry Cole
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Follow the Drinking Gourd

by Jeanette Winter
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Underground

by Shane W. Evans
  • Grade Level:
    PK-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Historical Fiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Author Resources:
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Long Road to Freedom

by Kate Messner and Kelley McMorris

Book 3 of the Ranger in Time Series

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Ain't Nobody a Stranger to Me

by Ann Grifalconi and Jerry Pinkney
  • Grade Level:
    PK-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History
  • Genres:
    Historical Fiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2007
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (5), Author Personal Websites (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (1), In-depth Interviews (1)
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Lost in the Tunnel of Time

by Sharon M. Draper and Jesse Joshua Watson

Book 2 of the Ziggy and the Black Dinosaurs Series

  • Grade Level:
    1-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts
  • Genres:
    Mystery, Science Fiction / Fantasy
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    1996
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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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What Was the Underground Railroad?

by Yona Zeldis McDonough and Lauren Mortimer

Part of the Who Was? What Was? Where Is? Series

  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2013
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Meet Addy

by Connie Porter

Part of the American Girl Series

  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History
  • Genres:
    Historical Fiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    1993
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (7)
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Under the Quilt of Night

by Deborah Hopkinson and James Ransome
  • Grade Level:
    PK-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, Health, Social Studies
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2001
  • Author Resources:
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Night Boat to Freedom

by Margot Theis Raven and E.B. Lewis
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History
  • Genres:
    Historical Fiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2006
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Almost to Freedom

by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson and Colin Bootman
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    Art, English Language Arts, History
  • Genres:
    Historical Fiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2003
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (1), Author Personal Websites (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (2), In-depth Interviews (1)
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Underground Railroad, The: Navigate the Journey from Slavery to Freedom

by Judy Dodge Cummings and Tom Casteel
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Author Resources:
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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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Freedom Song: The Story of Henry 'Box' Brown

by Sally M. Walker and Sean Qualls
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Trap Door, The

by Lisa McMann

Book 3 of the Infinity Ring Series

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Price of Freedom, The: How One Town Stood Up to Slavery

by Dennis Brindell Fradin, Judith Bloom Fradin, and Eric Velasquez
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2013
  • Author Resources:
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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
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Last in a Long Line of Rebels

by Lisa Lewis Tyre
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History
  • Genres:
    Mystery, Realistic Fiction
  • Year Published:
    2015
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School for Pompey Walker, A

by Michael J. Rosen and Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts
  • Genres:
    Historical Fiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    1995
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Freedom Roads: Searching for the Underground Railroad

by Joyce Hansen, Gary McGowan, and James Ransome
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2003
  • Author Resources:
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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
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Friend on Freedom River

by Gloria Whelan and Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen
  • Grade Level:
    PK-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History
  • Genres:
    Historical Fiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2004
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Mystery of Drear House, The

by Virginia Hamilton
  • Grade Level:
    4-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts
  • Genres:
    Mystery
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    1987
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If I Just Had Two Wings

by Virginia Frances Schwartz
  • Grade Level:
    7-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts
  • Genres:
    Historical Fiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Author Resources:
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January's Sparrow

by Patricia Polacco
  • Grade Level:
    1-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Realistic Fiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2009
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (1), Author Personal Websites (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (1), Meet-the-Author Movies (1)
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Hurry, Freedom

by Frieda Wishinsky and Dean Griffiths

Book 7 of the Canadian Flyer Adventures

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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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Revelation of Louisa May, The

by Michaela MacColl
  • Grade Level:
    7-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts
  • Genres:
    Mystery, Realistic Fiction
  • Year Published:
    2015
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Beacon to Freedom: The Story of a Conductor on the Underground Railroad

by Jenna Glatzer and Ebony Glenn
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2017
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Escape North! the Story of Harriet Tubman

by Monica Kulling and Teresa Flavin
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Picture of Freedom, A: The Diary of Clotee, a Slave Girl, Belmont Plantation, Virginia, 1859

by Patricia C. McKissack

Book 4 of the Dear America Series

  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts
  • Genres:
    Historical Fiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    1997
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Stealing Freedom

by Elisa Carbone
  • Grade Level:
    4-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Historical Fiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2001
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (1), Author Personal Websites (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (1)
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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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Eliza's Freedom Road: An Underground Railroad Diary

by Jerdine Nolen and Shadra Strickland
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Other Side of Free, The

by Krista Russell
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts
  • Genres:
    Historical Fiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2013
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Trouble the Water

by Frances O'Roark Dowell
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Dear Austin: Letters from the Underground Railroad

by Elvira Woodruff and Nancy Carpenter
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Freedom's Wings: Corey's Diary, Kentucky to Ohio, 1857

by Sharon Dennis Wyeth
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts
  • Genres:
    Historical Fiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2001
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