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  • 19 of 21 copies available at SC LENDS.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Florence - Pamplico Branch JE R (Text) 33172006456923 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Florence - Timmonsville Branch JE R (Text) 33172006456816 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Kershaw - Bethune Library E Ransome (Text) 33255003543692 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Kershaw - Camden Library E Ransome (Text) 33255003543700 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Kershaw - Elgin Library E Ransome (Text) 33255003543684 Juvenile Picture Book In transit -
York - Bookmobile JE RANSOME (Text) 33205012152480 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
York - Clover Branch JE RANSOME (Text) 33205012152548 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
York - Fort Mill Branch JE RANSOME (Text) 33205012152423 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
York - Lake Wylie Branch JE RANSOME (Text) 33205012151276 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
York - Rock Hill Branch JE RANSOME (Text) 33205012151334 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781442421134
  • ISBN: 1442421134
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, [2019]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"A Caitlyn Dlouhy Book."
Summary, etc.:
A slave family is distressed when they discover their son Ben has run away.
Subject: Slavery > Juvenile fiction.
Slavery > Fiction.
Fugitive slaves > Fiction.
African Americans > Fiction.
Family life > Fiction.
Genre: Picture books.

James E. Ransome’s highly acclaimed illustrations for Before She Was Harriet received the 2018 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor. His other award-winning titles include the Coretta Scott King winner The Creation; Coretta Scott King Honor Book Uncle Jed’s Barbershop; Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt; and Let My People Go, winner of the NAACP Image Award. He frequently collaborates with his wife, author Lesa Cline-Ransome. One of their recent titles is Game Changers: The Story of Venus and Serena Williams, which received four starred reviews and was an ALA Notable Children’s Book. James is a professor and coordinator of the MFA Illustration Graduate Program at Syracuse University. He lives in New York’s Hudson River Valley region with his family. Visit James at

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