The Story of Harriet Tubman

Conductor of the Underground Railroad

By Kate McMullan
(Yearling Books, Paperback, 9780440404002, 112pp.)

Publication Date: December 2, 1990

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This inspiring biography of Harriet Tubman tells how she helped free over 300 slaves as a "conductor" for the Underground Railroad and how she became a nurse, a scout and spy for the Union Forces during the Civil War.




About the Author
KATE MCMULLAN is the author of is the author of the easy-to-read Pearl & Wagner series, which includes the Geisel Honor Book One Funny Day, the middle-grade series Dragon Slayers' Academy, and the forthcoming picture book Mama's Kisses.

JIM MCMULLAN is an internationally acclaimed illustrator and poster designer whose work can be seen in The Theater Posters of James McMullan. His most recent book is the illustrated memoir Leaving China: An Artist Paints His World War II Childhood.

Kate and Jim McMullan have collaborated on many popular picture books, including I'm Big!; I'm Bad!; I'm Dirty!; and I Stink!, a New York Times Best Illustrated Book and a Boston Globe-Horn Book Award Honor Book. The first episode of The Stinky and Dirty Show, a brand new animated series based on I'm Dirty! and I Stink!, is now available on Amazon. The McMullans live in New York City. You can visit them online at www.katemcmullan.com and www.jamesmcmullan.com.

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