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She Persisted: Harriet Tubman
by , Illustrated by Alexandra Boiger

    Publication Date: Jan 05, 2021
    List Price: $14.99
    Format: Hardcover, 80 pages
    Classification: Nonfiction
    Target Age Group: Early Reader
    ISBN13: 9780593115657
    Imprint: Philomel Books
    Publisher: Penguin Random House
    Parent Company: Bertelsmann

    Hardcover Description:

    Inspired by the #1 New York Times bestseller She Persisted by Chelsea Clinton and Alexandra Boiger comes a chapter book series about women who stood up, spoke up and rose up against the odds!

    Born enslaved, Harriet Tubman rose up to become one of the most successful, determined and well-known conductors of the Underground Railroad. With her family’s love planted firmly in her heart, Harriet looked to the North Star for guidance—and its light helped guide her way out of slavery. Her courage made it possible for her to help others reach freedom too.

    In this chapter book biography by bestselling and award-winning author Andrea Davis Pinkney, readers learn about the amazing life of Harriet Tubman—and how she persisted. Complete with an introduction from Chelsea Clinton!

    Praise for She Persisted: Harriet Tubman

    * This chapter-book biography humanizes [Tubman] and brings her to life … Pinkney and Flint have created a standout series opener. —Kirkus Reviews, *STARRED REVIEW*

    The story-like text moves along at a brisk pace, relating anecdotes that will appeal to young readers … and the simple line drawings that appear every few pages add nuance. —Booklist

    This engaging biography is a quick but informative read and well-matched for the intended audience. —School Library Journal

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