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Author Allen, Thomas B.

Title Harriet Tubman, secret agent : how daring slaves and free Blacks spied for the Union during the Civil War / written by Thomas B. Allen ; with illustrations by Carla Bauer.

Publication Info. Washington, D.C. : National Geographic Society, 2006.
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult Biography  921 TUB    AVAILABLE
 95th Street Juvenile Nonfiction  J 921 TUB    DUE 02-25-20
 Naper Blvd. Juvenile Nonfiction  J 921 TUB    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Juvenile Nonfiction  J 921 TUB    AVAILABLE
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Description 191 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
Summary Thomas B. Allen digs back through historical records to present a famous historical figure in a new light. Readers discover that Harriet Tubman--well-known to them as an ex-slave who led hundreds of her people to freedom along the Underground Railroad--was also a spy for the Union Army.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Prologue : Black Moses -- Harriet's escape -- The underground railroad -- Slave revolts --John Brown meets the general -- Trouble in Harpers Ferry -- The "Old Colored Woman" -- Trouble at the Capital -- The secret war -- Black dispatches -- Black spies and the Anaconda plan -- Harriet goes to war -- The General leads a raid -- Epilogue : telling the secrets.
Subject Tubman, Harriet, 1820?-1913 -- Juvenile literature.
Slaves -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African American women -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Underground Railroad -- Juvenile literature.
Genre Biographies.
Added Author Bauer, Carla, ill.
ISBN 0792278895
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