Teacher Resources

A bibliography of books for students grades 1-12.

Adler, David. 1992. A Picture Book of Harriet Tubman. NY: Holiday House

Bial, Raymond. 1995.  The Underground Railroad.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin 

Brill, Marlene. 1993.  Allen Jay and the Underground Railroad.  Minneapolis:  Carolrhoda

Carson, Mary Kay. 2005. The Underground Railroad for Kids: From Slavery to Freedom with 21 Activities.  Chicago: Chicago Review Press. 

Elish, Dan. 1993.  Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad.  Brookfield, CT: Millbrook Press 

Fradin, Dennis. 2000. Bound for the North Star: True Stories of Fugitive Slaves. NY: Clarion

Levine, Ellen. 1988. If You Traveled on the Underground Railroad.  NY: Scholastic

Levine, Ellen and Nelson, Kadir. 2007. Henry’s Freedom Box. NY: Scholastic

McLoone, Margo. 1997. Harriet Tubman. Manhato, Minnesota: Capstone Press

Monjo, F.N. 1970. The Drinking Gourd.  NY: Harper and Row 

Moore, Cathy. 2003. The Daring Escape of Ellen Craft. Minneapolis: Carolrhoda Books, Inc. 

Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux.  2003. Almost to Freedom.  Minneapolis: Lerner Publications

Pearsall, Shelly. 2003. Trouble Don’t Last. NY: Random House.

Polacco, Patricia. 1994. Pink and Say.  NY: Philomel 

Rappaport, Doreen. 1991. Escape from Slavery: Five Journeys to Freedom.  NY: Harper Collins 

Rappaport, Doreen . 2000. Freedom River.  NY: Hyperion

Riggio, Anita. 1997. Secret Signs Along the Underground Railroad.  Honedale, PA: Boyds Mills Press  

Ringgold, Faith. 1992.  Aunt Harriet’s Underground Railroad.  NY: Crown Publishers

Schroeder, Alan. 1996.  Minty: A Story of Young Harriet Tubman.  NY: Penguin 

Winter, Jeanette. 1988. Follow the Drinking Gourd. NY: Random House

Additional History titles:

Haskins, James and Benson, Kathleen. (2001). Building a New Land: African Americans in Colonial America. New York: Harper Collins/Amistad

Haskins, James. 1999. Bound For America: The Forced Migration of Africans to the New World.  NY: Morrow