Only passing through: the story of Sojourner Truth

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A powerful picture book biography of one of the abolitionist movement's most compelling voices. Sojourner Truth traveled the country in the latter half of the 19th century, speaking out against slavery. She told of a slave girl who was sold three times by age 13, who was beaten for not understanding her master's orders, who watched her parents die of cold and hunger when they could no longer work for their keep. Sojourner's simple yet powerful words helped people to understand the hideous truth about slavery. The story she told was her own. "Only Passing Through is the inspiring story of how a woman, born a slave with no status or dignity, transformed herself into one of the most powerful voices of the abolitionist movement. Anne Rockwell combines her lifelong love of history with her well-known skill as a storyteller to create this simple, affecting portrait of an American icon.
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9780679991861
9780440417668
9780679891864
044041766
9780329292720
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AD: Adult Directed 860L
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Grouping Title only passing through the story of sojourner truth
Grouping Author rockwell anne f
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subject_facet Abolitionists, Abolitionists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, African American abolitionists -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, African American women -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, African Americans -- Biography, Coretta Scott King Award, Coretta Scott King Honor book -- 2001, Reformers, Social reformers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, Truth, Sojourner, -- d. 1883, Truth, Sojourner, -- d. 1883 -- Juvenile literature, Women -- Biography
title_display Only passing through : the story of Sojourner Truth
title_full Only passing through : the story of Sojourner Truth / by Anne Rockwell ; illustrated by Gregory Christie, Only passing through : the story of Sojourner Truth / by Anne Rockwell ; illustrated by R. Gregory Christie
title_short Only passing through :
title_sub the story of Sojourner Truth
topic_facet Abolitionists, African American abolitionists, African American women, African Americans, Coretta Scott King Award, Coretta Scott King Honor book, Reformers, Social reformers, Truth, Sojourner, Women