Before She Was Harriet
Before She Was Harriet
Before She Was Harriet
Before She Was Harriet
Before She Was Harriet
Before She Was Harriet
Before She Was Harriet
Before She Was Harriet
Before She Was Harriet
Before She Was Harriet

Before She Was Harriet

  • By Lesa Cline-Ransome
  • Illustrated by James Ransome
  • Hardcover: 32 pages
  • Ages: 4 to 8
  • Grades: Preschool-3
  • This award winning book tells the story of Harriet Tubman, who over the course of her lifetime was known by many names. As General Tubman she was a Union spy. As Moses she led hundreds to freedom on the Underground Railroad. As Minty she was a slave whose spirit could not be broken. As Araminta she was a young girl whose father showed her the stars and the first steps on the path to freedom.

    With beautiful, evocative illustrations this biography told in verse introduces us to the life of an American icon. Included is a CD with readings of the book. For more kids’ book selections, please visit our Kids’ Books Collection