She Came to Slay

She Came to Slay

The Life and Times of Harriet Tubman

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"Harriet Tubman is best known as one of the most famous conductors on the Underground Railroad. As a leading abolitionist, her bravery and selflessness has inspired generations in the continuing struggle for civil rights. Now, National Book Award nominee Erica Armstrong Dunbar presents a fresh take on this American icon blending traditional biography, illustrations, photos, and engaging sidebars that illuminate the life of Tubman as never before."-- Publisher's description.
Publisher: New York : 37 INK/Simon & Schuster, 2019.
Edition: First 37 INKSimon & Schuster hardcover edition.
ISBN: 9781982139599
1982139595
Characteristics: xiv, 157 pages : color illustrations, color maps, genealogical table ; 22 cm

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LPL_MaryW Nov 15, 2019

Okay, this book is fire. Admittedly, I had only basic knowledge about Harriet Tubman before reading this book, and usually books about history aren't my thing. But this is a book about an incredible woman who did the impossible over and over, and who will hopefully soon be featured on the $20 bill as she rightfully should. Told in a voice that is accessible to young readers (and people like me), I highly recommend this book to literally everyone. Harriet Tubman deserves much more recognition, and this is how we start.

P.S. I listened to the audiobook version, and it was wonderful!

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