Go Free or Die

A Story about Harriet Tubman

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

  • Interest Level: Grade 4 - Grade 8   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 5

For the first twenty-eight years of her life. Harriet Tubman lived as a slave on a southern plantation. Finally, with the help of a Quaker woman, she was able to escape to Philadelphia by way of the Underground Railroad. After her escape, Harriet began her quest to help free other slaves. Over a ten-year period she led more than three hundred people through the Underground Railroad. In Go Free or Die, young readers will learn about this courageous woman who refused to be a slave and who fought for freedom for everyone.

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978-0-87614-504-3
$9.99 $9.99
978-0-82253-545-4
$34.65 $25.99
Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 5
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Diversity
Copyright 1988
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint LernerClassroom, Millbrook Press ™
Language English
Number of Pages 64
Publication Date 1988-08-01
Reading Counts! Level 5.9
Reading Counts! Points 3.0
BISACS JNF007020, JNF025270, JNF007050
Dewey 305.5'67'0924
Graphics 1-color illustrations
Dimensions 6 x 8.5
Lexile 800
Guided Reading Level R
ATOS Reading Level 4.6
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 15517
Accelerated Reader® Points 1.0
Features Afterword, Author/Illustrator note, Bibliography/further reading, Index, Reviewed, Table of contents, and Teaching Guides

Reviews

The Boston Globe

“. . .this is a first-rate biography for intermediate readers. . . a fascinating portrait. . .” —The Boston Globe

Illustrator: Karen Ritz

Author: Jeri Ferris

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Creative Minds Biographies

Meet some of the world’s most creative minds! Written in story format, these episodic biographies give clear, straightforward accounts of historical figures’ lives. Each true story is accompanied by black-and-white illustrations. View available downloads →