Before She Was Harriet

Before She Was Harriet

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A biography of Harriet Tubman written in verse, in which poem and watercolor come together to honor a woman of humble origins whose courage and compassion make her larger than life.
Publisher: New York : Holiday House, [2017]
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780823420476
0823420477
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Ransome, James - Illustrator

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OPL_KrisC Mar 17, 2018

This book has gorgeous watercolor pictures and is a great way for kids to learn about the life of Harriet Tubman.

DPLjosie Dec 19, 2017

Beautiful words and language; beautiful pictures. It may take a younger reader a moment to realize the direction of the story (going back in time), but once they catch on, it's simple to follow.

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