Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom

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Hyperion Book CH, Aug 8, 2006 - Juvenile Fiction - 48 pages
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This poetic book is a resounding tribute to Tubman's strength, humility, and devotion. With proper reverence, Weatherford and Nelson do justice to the woman who, long ago, earned over and over the name Moses.

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This poetic retelling of Tubman’s role as an Underground Railroad conductor combines with larger-than-life illustrations to portray the spiritual life of the visionary leader.

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This book is absolutely phenomenal! It gives students a great visual of and description of Harriet Tubman's journey to freedom. I think this book is very informative and it offers students a ... Read full review

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Kadir Nelson is the illustrator of many books for children, including Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom by Carole Boston Weatherford, an NAACP Image Award winner, a Caldecott Honor Book, and a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award winner; Ellington Was Not a Street by Ntozake Shange, a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award winner; Please, Baby, Please and Please, Puppy, Please, by Spike Lee and Tonya Lewis Lee; and Will Smith's Just the Two of Us, also an NAACP Image Award winner. He is also the author/illustrator of We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball.

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