The Railroad to Freedom: A Story of the Civil War

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The Railroad to Freedom: A Story of the Civil War is a children's book by Hildegarde Hoyt Swift. It is a fictionalized biography of Araminta Ross (later known as Harriet Tubman) telling of her life in slavery and her work on the Underground Railroad.[1] The book, illustrated by James Daugherty, was first published in 1932 and was a Newbery Honor recipient in 1933.[2]

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  1. ^ The Newbery Companion by John Thomas Gillespie and Corinne J. Naden, Libraries Unlimited, 2001 p. 63-4
  2. ^ "Newbery Medal and Honor Books, 1922-Present". American Library Association. Retrieved 2009-12-30.