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Harriet Tubman’s Road to Freedom

By Mieke VanderBorght, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Simple eBook gives a glimpse of Harriet's heroism.

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This incredibly simple narrative just begins to introduce young kids to the life story and heroic work of an American icon. Harriet Tubman Road to Freedom is short and doesn't get into much detail, making it, as a story, most appropriate for really little ones (early preschool range) even though the topic may be intense. Given the difficult concepts inherent in Harriet's story, so parents should be prepared to answer questions kids may have. Beautiful graphics accompany the text and help bring the story to life. The narration is well done and it's nice to see the text highlighted so that kids can read along. It would be nice to see some additional supports such as discussion suggestions or background information. It would also be nice if the story were a bit more substantial in its narrative.

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