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Before She was Harriet

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Before She was Harriet

by Lesa Cline-Ransome
Illustrator(s): James E. Ransome
Ebook | Pages : 32
Size: 9 X 11 | USD $17.95
ISBN: 9780823438938 | Pub Date: 2017-11-07

Grade: | Age: 4 to 8
Other Editions: Hardcover

Themes: Women's History, Poetry, African American Interest, 19th Century, Racism & Prejudice, Human & Civil Rights

About the Book

A lush and lyrical biography of Harriet Tubman, written in verse and illustrated by an award-winning artist.We know her today as Harriet Tubman, but in her lifetime she was called by many names. As General Tubman she was a Union spy. As Moses she led hundreds to freedom on the Underground Railroad. As Minty she was a slave whose spirit could not be broken. An evocative poem and opulent watercolors come together to honor a woman of humble origins whose courage and compassion make her larger than life.A Junior Library Guild Selection