My Name Is Truth: The Life of Sojourner Truth
Ann Turner (A) and James Ransome (ILT)
List Price: $17.99 (Hardcover - Biography / Abolitionist / Women's Rights Activist / Evangelists - 2015)
Description: Here is the remarkable true story of how former slave Isabella Baumfree transformed herself into the preacher and orator Sojourner Truth, as told by acclaimed author Ann Turner and award-winning illustrator James Ransome. An iconic figure of the abolitionist and women's rights movements, Sojourner Truth famously spoke out for equal rights roughly one hundred years before the civil rights movement. (40 pgs) Ages 6-10
This beautifully illustrated and impeccably researched picture book biography underwent expert review by two historians of the period. My Name Is Truth includes a detailed historical note, an archival photo, and a list of suggested supplemental reading materials. Written in the fiery and eloquent voice of Sojourner Truth herself, this moving story will captivate readers just as Sojourner's passionate words enthralled her listeners.Supports the Common Core State Standards
Ashay says, "What a beautiful book to pay tribute to the legendary Sojourner Truth. She was had a powerful stature in every way. Of course I am a fan of James Ransom's art also, and the content is also very well written. Get this book today. Must have for the classroom and library!
Product Dimensions: 9 x 0.2 x 11 inches
Shipping Weight: 14.4 ounces