Before She Was Harriett
Lesa Cline- Ransome (A) and James E. Ransome (ILT)
List Price: $18.99 (Hardcover - Biography - African American Leader / Pioneer - 2019)
Who was Harriet Tubman before she was Harriet?
Description: 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, suffragist 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. (32 pgs) Ages 4-8
Lexile Measure: NP
Product Dimensions: 9.3 x 0.4 x 11.4 inches
Shipping Weight: 15.5 ounces