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Loaded with archival photographs and amazing facts, the DK Biography series introduces young readers to some of history's most interesting and influential characters.
DK Biography: Harriet Tubman tells the story of the famous abolitionist, from her childhood as a slave on a Maryland plantation, to her dramatic escape, to her tireless work as an organizer of the Underground Railroad.
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About the Author
Kem Knapp Sawyer is an author who has written everything from travel articles to young adult books. Her work has appeared in the St. Louis Patch Dispatch, the Christian Science Monitor, the Washington Post, Scholastic News, and Cobblestone. Some of her books include biographies of Abigail Adams, Anne Frank, Nelson Mandela, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Lucretia Mott. Sawyer has also written a novel, Freedom Calls: Journey of a Slave Girl.