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Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman

by Wil Mara

The road to freedom was a dangerous place for escaped slaves, but Harriet Tubman wasn't afraid. She became part of a secret system called the Underground Railroad and helped hundreds of slaves make their way to a free new world.

Series Information

Introduce children to the lives and achievements of pioneering men and women from diverse cultures, eras, and fields with Rookie Biographies, the series that helps emergent readers get to know the people who shaped our world!

5, 6, 7
Interest Level
Grades K - 2
Grade Level Equivalent
Lexile Measure
Guided Reading
Biography and Autobiography

About the Author

Wil Mara Wil Mara is the author of more than seventy-five books for adults and young readers, including "Wave, "which won the New Jersey National Book Award. His work has been translated into more than a dozen languages.

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