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An evocative poem and stunning watercolors come together to honor an American heroine in a Coretta Scott King Honor and Christopher Award-winning picture book. 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. As Araminta she was a young girl whose father showed her the stars and the first steps on the path to freedom. This lush, lyrical biography in verse begins with a glimpse of Harriet Tubman as an old woman, and travels back in time through the many roles she played through her life: spy, liberator, suggragist and more. Illustrated by James Ransome, whose paintings for The Creation won a Coretta Scott King medal, this is a riveting introduction to an American hero. The paperback edition includes a new author's note, and a list of resources for further study.

  • A Junior Library Guild Selection
  • A Coretta Scott King Honor Book
  • A Christopher Award winner
  • A Jane Addams Children's Honor Book

Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780823444298
  • ISBN-10: 0823444295
  • Publisher: Holiday House
  • Publish Date: June 2019
  • Dimensions: 11 x 8.7 x 0.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.35 pounds
  • Page Count: 32
  • Reading Level: Ages 4-8

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