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So tall within : Sojourner Truth's long walk toward freedom / Gary D. Schmidt ; illustrated by Daniel Minter.

Schmidt, Gary D., (author.). Minter, Daniel, (illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 14 of 16 copies available at SC LENDS. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Beaufort County Library System.

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0 current holds with 16 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Beaufort - Hilton Head Branch J B TRUTH (Text) 0530006118997 Juvenile Biography Collection Checked out 05/07/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781626728721
  • ISBN: 1626728720
  • Physical Description: 48 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Roaring Brook Press, [2018].

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.:
A picture-book biography of Sojourner Truth, who "was born into slavery but possessed a mind and a vision that knew no bounds. [The book] traces her life from her painful childhood through her remarkable emancipation to her ... leadership in the movement for rights for both women and African Americans-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 4-10.
Grades Kindergarten-5.
950L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader LG 4.7 0.5 0.5 196457
Subject: Truth, Sojourner, 1799-1883 > Juvenile literature.
Truth, Sojourner, 1799-1883.
African American abolitionists > Biography > Juvenile literature.
African American women > Biography > Juvenile literature.
African American abolitionists.
African American women > Biography.
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Gary D. Schmidt is the author of more than fifteen books for children and young adults including Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy, which received both a Newbery Honor and a Printz Honor, and The Wednesday Wars, which received a Newbery Honor. He lives in Alto, Michigan.

Daniel Minter has illustrated a dozen books for children including Ellen’s Broom, which received a Coretta Scott King Illustration Honor. He lives in Portland, Maine.


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