Moses When Harriet Tubman Led Her People To Freedom: The Story of Harriet Tubman. Large-sized children’s picture book. A Caldecott Honor Books as well as a Coretta Scott King Book.
“Lyrical text describes Harriet Tubman’s spiritual journey as she hears the voice of God guiding her North to freedom on that very first trip to escape the brutal practice of slavery. This is a moving portrait of one of the most inspiring figures of the Underground Railroad–a woman who would take 19 subsequent trips back South without being caught.”(publisher) Author – Carole Boston Weatherford. Illustrator – Kadir Nelson 48 pages Reading level – 4.0 Ages 5-8.
Moses When Harriet Tubman Led Her People To Freedom is a great work of literature in our collection of African-American children’s books.
Harriet Tubman was an American abolitionist and political activist. Born into slavery, Tubman escaped and subsequently made some 13 missions to rescue approximately 70 enslaved people, including family and friends, using the network of antislavery activists and safe houses known as the Underground Railroad.