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Catherine Clinton

The Road to Freedom

4.6 (163 ratings)
34 mins

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Bedtime Biography: Harriet Tubman by Catherine Clinton is a short and accessible biography of one of America's most inspiring figures. It covers her life of slavery, her journey to freedom, and her courageous work as a conductor on the Underground Railroad.

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    Are you familiar with the name Araminta Ross? How about the name Harriet Tubman? 

    These two names belonged to the same remarkable woman. This bedtime biography tells the tale of how Araminta Ross – a girl born into slavery – became Harriet Tubman, a free woman who stood up for what she believed in, and fought, for freedom with bravery and fearlessness.

    If you’d like to learn more about one of nineteenth-century America’s most heroic women, then make yourself comfortable and relax. Maybe close your eyes as you imagine the calendar pages flipping back, back, back – all the way back to 1825.

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    What is Bedtime Biography: Harriet Tubman about?

    Narrated by Valeri Ross

    Music by Federico Coderoni

    Harriet Tubman: The Road to Freedom (2004) sheds light on the fascinating life of Harriet Tubman, a pioneering woman who not only escaped the bonds of slavery, but also helped hundreds of others do the same. The book also offers insights on her vital role in the American Civil War, and in the fight for equal rights for women and African-Americans.

    Bedtime Biography: Harriet Tubman Review

    Bedtime Biography: Harriet Tubman (2021) is a compelling account of the life of an extraordinary woman who fought for freedom and equality. Here's why this book is worth reading:

    • Featuring meticulously researched details, it takes readers on a journey through Harriet Tubman's courageous actions and inspiring legacy.
    • With its engaging storytelling and vivid descriptions, the book brings Harriet Tubman's struggles and triumphs to life, captivating readers from start to finish.
    • It sheds light on the heroic feats of this remarkable abolitionist, ensuring that her story is remembered for generations to come.

    Who should read Bedtime Biography: Harriet Tubman?

    • People of all ages seeking an inspirational story
    • Amateur historians who love learning more about the Civil War era
    • Activists and advocates for civil and women’s rights

    About the Author

    Catherine Clinton is a teacher and historian who studied Afro-American Studies at Harvard University and received her Ph.D. from Princeton University. She has written more than 15 books including Civil War Stories, Half Sisters of History and I, Too, Sing America.

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    The main message of Bedtime Biography: Harriet Tubman is the incredible courage and determination of a true American hero.

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    Bedtime Biography: Harriet Tubman is a fascinating read that sheds light on the life of an extraordinary woman who fought for freedom and justice.

    Who is the author of Bedtime Biography: Harriet Tubman?

    The author of Bedtime Biography: Harriet Tubman is Catherine Clinton.

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