New in the Little People, Big Dreams series, discover the incredible life of Harriet Tubman, the Underground Railroad conductor who 'never lost a single passenger' in this true story of her life.
Little Harriet was born into slavery in Maryland and laboured in the fields from the age of 12. But as an adult, she escaped, freeing herself before returning back to lead hundreds of enslaved African Americans to freedom with great bravery and courage.
Harriet sacrificed so much of her life for others, eventually working for the army in the Civil War and then promoting women's voting rights until she retired in Auburn, New York.The Little People, Big Dreams Series:
With stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, this empowering series celebrates the important life stories of wonderful women of the world. From designers and artists to scientists, all of them went on to achieve incredible things, yet all of them began life as a little child with a dream. These books make the lives of these role models accessible for children, providing a powerful message to inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world!
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Number of pages: 32
Dimensions: 6096 x 4953 mm
"Strikingly illustrated, they're superb first biographies for younger readers."* The Huffington Post *
"The kind of books that adults will covet and collect as well... The language and structure is simple enough for young readers, while a biographical timeline at the end of each book offers greater historical complexity"* The Irish TImes *
"A QUIRKY kids biography series"* The Voice *
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“"You have to use all of your strength to stand up for yourself so that you can stand up for others, too."”
I love the Little People, Big Dreams series so I am so glad that I get to read the latest additions to the series on NetGalley! First up of the new titles coming out in June is Harriet Tubman which I found really... More
“Great book for children”
This is a great book to introduce children to real life issues and to learn about real life heroes. My five year old loves it and he asks me to read it all the time.
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