Introduce young children to the important life that Harriet Tubman led with this illustrated picture book. Simply written and brightly illustrated, children will learn about Harriet's early life as a slave in the South, how she managed to run away to freedom, and her long and dangerous fight for freedom for slaves and rights for women.
The MY FIRST BIOGRAPHY series brings the biggest life stories to the smallest readers.
Harriet Tubman escaped from slavery. She vowed she would fight to free all slaves. Her perseverance sparked Americans to stand up for equality. With simple, lyrical text and bold, kid-friendly illustrations, this book introduces Harriet Tubman to the youngest readers and inspires them to fight for freedom.
Marion Dane Bauer has written fiction and nonfiction, picture books, chapter books, young adult novels. Her bestselling novel On My Honor was named a Newbery Honor book. She lives in Minnesota.
Tammie Lyon first discovered her love of drawing at the kitchen table with her father. After pursuing a career as a professional ballet dancer, Tammie attended Columbus College of Art and Design, where she earned her BFA. After working in greeting card illustration, Tammie turned to freelance illustrating in the children’s market. She lives in Cincinnati with her husband, Lee, and spends her days in her studio with her dog, Gus.
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