The woods are dark and dangerous. Slave catchers are out with their dogs. But high above the trees, the North Star shines down. Harriet Tubman is glad to see the star. It points the way to freedom. Tonight Harriet is helping slaves escape on the Underground Railroad. Will they make it? Find out in this exciting true story. Recommended for ages 7 to 9, grades 2 to 3.
An easy-to-read, page-turning account of Harriet Tubman's life--from her childhood in slavery to her years as a conductor on the Underground Railroad to her later work as a suffragette and as a spy in the Civil War. This remarkable true story brings to life one of America's greatest female role models.
Monica Kulling is an award-winning author of over fifty books for children, including picture books, biographies, and many Step Into Reading titles, the most recent being Sky High: George Ferris's Big Wheel. She lives in Toronto, Ontario.