So Tall Within: Sojourner Truth’s Long Walk Toward Freedom
by Gary D. Schmidt, Illustrated by Daniel Minter
- A Top 150 African-American Children’s Book
- 1 Time AALBC.com Bestselling Book!
- Carter G. Woodson Award Winning Book 2019
Publication Date: Sep 25, 2018
List Price: $18.99
Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
Target Age Group: Picture Book
Imprint: Roaring Brook Press
Parent Company: Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck
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From celebrated author Gary D. Schmidt comes a picture book biography of a giant in the struggle for civil rights, perfectly pitched for readers today.
Sojourner Truth was born into slavery but possessed a mind and a vision that knew no bounds. So Tall Within traces her life from her painful childhood through her remarkable emancipation to her incredible leadership in the movement for rights for both women and African Americans. Her story is told with lyricism and pathos by Gary D. Schmidt, one of the most celebrated writers for children in the twenty-first century, and brought to life by award winning and fine artist Daniel Minter. This combination of talent is just right for introducing this legendary figure to a new generation of children.
- Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Cultural Heritage
- Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Social Activists
- Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Women
- Juvenile Nonfiction / History / United States / 19Th Century
- Juvenile Nonfiction / People & Places / United States / African American
- Juvenile Nonfiction / Social Topics / Prejudice & Racism