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Before She Was Harriet

Before She Was Harriet

by Lesa Cline-Ransome

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.


Ages: 4-7
Illustrated by: James E. Ransome
ISBN: 9780823420476
Price: $17.95
Published by: Holiday House, Inc.

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