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  - jrnewman - LibraryThing

My professor expressed some dislike of Adler’s work, and, after reading this picture book, I can see why. It is visually pleasant enough, but the writing is… bland, to say the least. The narrative ... Read full review

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User Review  - kdufrene - LibraryThing

I would read this book during black history month and also the success of a woman in this time frame. Sojourner raised money for African Americans during the civil war to help feed them and she also ... Read full review

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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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