Harriet Tubman: The Road to Freedom

Author(s) Catherine Clinton
Age Group 9-12
Publisher Little, Brown and Company
ISBN 978-0316144926
Year 2004

Celebrated for her courageous exploits as a conductor on the Underground Railroad, Harriet Tubman has entered history as one of nineteenth-century America's most enduring and important figures. But just who was this remarkable woman? To John Brown, leader of the Harpers Ferry slave uprising, she was General Tubman. For the many slaves she led north to freedom, she was Moses. To the slaveholders who sought her capture, she was a thief and a trickster. To abolitionists, she was a prophet. This biography portrays Harriet Tubman as a singular and complex person.