A Picture Book of Sojourner Truth

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Holiday House, 1994 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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An illustrated biography of Sojourner Truth presents the inspirational story of a woman born into slavery, who gained freedom for both her son and herself and who earned fame preaching about the evils of slavery and the rights of women.

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User Review  - PaigeCostella - LibraryThing

An easy to read picture book on the life of Sojourner Truth, born as Isabella. This book tells about her life as a young child and her life as a slave. She had fought to end slavery and segregation ... Read full review

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User Review  - nnicolic - LibraryThing

This book is a picture book about Sojourner Truth. Sojourner was born into slavery; her original name was Isabella, but when she became free, she named herself Sojourner Truth. She was a slave for ... Read full review

About the author (1994)

David A. Adler was born in New York City. He attended Queen's College in New York City and later, earned an MBA in Marketing from New York University. He writes both fiction and non-fiction. He is the author of Cam Jansen mysteries and the Andy Russell titles. His titles has earned him numerous awards including a Sydney Taylor Book Award for his title "The Number on My Grandfather's Arm," "A Picture Book of Jewish Holidays" was named a Notable Book of 1981 by the American Library Association and "Our Golda" was named a Carter G. Woodson Award Honor Book.

Gershom Griffith was born in Barbados, West Indies, and moved to Brooklyn, New York, when he was eleven years old. He attended the High School of Art and Design and the Art Students League of New York. He lives in Marietta, Georgia.

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