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Title:
The story of Harriet Tubman : conductor of the underground railroad
Author:
McMullan, Kate.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Milwaukee : G. Stevens Pub., 1997.
Physical Description:
108 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Summary:
A biography of the African American woman who escaped from slavery, led slaves to freedom on the Underground Railroad, aided Northern troops during the Civil War, and worked for women's suffrage.
Language:
English
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 4.7 3.0 16308.
Added Author:
ISBN:
9780836814798
Format :
Book

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Eggertsville-Snyder Library E444.T82 M38 1997 Juvenile Non-Fiction Biography
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Lake Shore Library E444.T82 M38 1997 Juvenile Mass Market Paperback Young Adult
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A biography of the African American woman who escaped from slavery, led slaves to freedom on the Underground Railroad, aided Northern troops during the Civil War, and worked for women's suffrage.


Author Notes

Kate McMullan was born in 1947 in St. Louis, Missouri. She received a Bachelor's degree in elementary education at the University of Tulsa and a Master's degree in early childhood education from Ohio State University. She taught elementary school in inner-city Los Angeles and on an American Air Force base in Germany. In 1976, she moved to New York City and became an editor of language arts and audiovisual materials for a publishing house.

She has written over 50 children's books under the names Kate McMullan, Katy Hall, and K. H. McMullan. The book, I Stink!, won a Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor. Nutcracker Noel and Hey, Pipsqueak, which were illustrated by her husband Jim McMullan, were voted among the New York Times Ten Best Picture Books of the Year. She writes the Dragon Slayers' Academy series and the Fluffy, the Classroom Guinea Pig series.

She also teaches at New York University's School of Continuing and Professional Studies and is a member of the faculty of the New School's MFA Writing Program.

(Bowker Author Biography)


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