Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956-

Moses : when Harriet Tubman led her people to freedom / When Harriet Tubman led her people to freedom Carole Boston Weatherford ; illustrated by Kadir Nelson. - 1st ed. - New York : Hyperion Books for Children, c2006. - [42] p. : col. ill. ; 30 cm.

Gift of Kappa Delta Pi, Alpha Delta Omega Chapter International Honor Society in Education. "Jump at the sun." Art techniques used: dark, dramatic oil paintings, with specific attention to light and perspective.

Describes 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 forced servitude. Tubman would make nineteen subsequent trips back south, never being caught, but none as profound as this first one.

Ages 5-8.

Caldecott Honor Book, 2007. Coretta Scott King Award, Illustrator, 2007. Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2007. Notable Book for a Global Society award winner, 2007

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E444.T82 / W43 2006 PZ7.W3535 / Mo 2006

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