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AHJ - Allendale Branch E RAN (Text) 30365101275908 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
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  • 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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