Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales: The Underground Abductor (An Abolitionist Tale about Harriet Tubman) by Nathan Hale

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Read Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales: The Underground Abductor (An Abolitionist Tale about Harriet Tubman) Online Free - Araminta Ross was born a slave in Delaware in the early 19th century. Slavery meant that her family could be ripped apart at any time, and that she could be put to work in dangerous places and for abusive people. But north of the Mason-Dixon line, slavery was illegal. If she could run away and make it north without being caught or killed, she’d be free. Facing enormous danger, Araminta made it, and once free, she changed her name to Harriet Tubman. Tubman spent the rest of her life helping slaves run away like she did, every time taking her life in her hands. Nathan Hale tells her incredible true-life story with the humor and sensitivity he’s shown in every one of the Hazardous Tales—perfect for reluctant readers and classroom discussions.

Title : Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales: The Underground Abductor (An Abolitionist Tale about Harriet Tubman)
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ISBN : 1419715364
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 128 pages


paula rated it ★★★★★

March 26, 2015

Best Harriet Tubman bio I've ever read. With every new Hazardous Tale, I notice something else that Nathan does really well. In the WWI book, it was graphic presentation of complicated information. In this one, it's the reactions of the narrators, and the way that those reactions validate the rea...

Calista rated it ★★★★☆

November 15, 2017

This is a fantastic story about Harriet Tubman. I thought I knew about her life and I really didn't. Why isn't there a movie about this amazing story. It's ripe for the Hollywood treatment - it has everything. This book keeps the serious subject light and gives you an overview of this woman. I did...

Quinn rated it ★★★★★

May 05, 2015

It's great when book series I love are doing well. Well enough that the series continues. That doesn't always happen, which makes me hesitate to put all my lovin' into one particular franchise. Happily, one of the current hits among history-based-graphic-novels-for-middle-grades is "Nathan Hale's...

Liz rated it ★★★★☆

April 30, 2015

With all their magic wonderlands and scary dystopias and Minecraft - uh - places, I sometimes despair that my kids will ever be interested in actual History. So I'm a little obsessed with Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales, a series of graphic books that are perfect for graduates of the Magic Treehous...

David rated it ★★★★☆

June 30, 2017

4.5 This was one of those books that I absolutely loved. I enjoyed the format a lot but it was the amount of knowledge I gained about Harriet Tubman that really increases my enjoyment of this book. Harriet Tubman is easily one of the most amazing people in history!! I highly encourage people who d...

Dov rated it ★★★★★

October 31, 2015

Writer and illustrator Nathan Hale has a vision, a passion and a talent for making historical narratives accessible and entertaining. "The Underground Abductor", a graphic biography of Harriet Tubman, is a book both kids and adults can enjoy and learn from. The premise of the Hazardous Tales seri...

Mary rated it ★★★★☆

July 30, 2015

This is the fifth book in the well-researched graphic novel series by Nathan Hale. This time the focus is on the life of Harriet Tubman and her work as an abductor for the underground railroad. Hale does not soft pedal Tubman's biography or the ill treatment of the slaves; he tells the story in a...

Fahrudin rated it ★★★★★

August 25, 2015

The Underground Abductor By-Fahrudin Alic Author-Nathan Hales Genre-Graphic Novel I read the book called The Underground Abductor and it is about a famous person named Harriet Tubman. At the beginning of the story, Araminta was a small child who was six years old and already had a job as a slave....

Murphy rated it ★★★★★

October 30, 2017

A fantastic graphic novel of a fantastic series. This has to my favorite one out of all of them. It tell of the tale of Harriet Tubman and her life from slave to a free woman and to a mark of American slavery. Read this spectacular book to discover things about Harriet Tubman you may have no know...

Joseph rated it ★★★★★

October 20, 2015

In this volume, the British officer supervising Nathan Hale's execution demands a story where America doesn't look so good. Hale tells a tale from the days of slavery, specifically about Harriet Tubman. She was one of the most successful abductors on the Underground Railroad, a system that smuggl...

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