Before She Was Harriett

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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

Grade Level: Pre-School - 3
Lexile Measure: NP
Product Dimensions: 9.3 x 0.4 x 11.4 inches
Shipping Weight: 15.5 ounces

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