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Chasing freedom : the life journeys of Harriet Tubman and Susan B. Anthony, inspired by historical facts / by Nikki Grimes ; illustrated by Michele Wood.

Author/Creator:
Grimes, Nikki, author.
Edition:
[First edition.]
Publication:
New York : Orchard Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc., 2015.
Format/Description:
Book
53 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Subjects:
Tubman, Harriet, 1822-1913 -- Juvenile fiction.
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906 -- Juvenile fiction.
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906.
Tubman, Harriet, 1822-1913
Tubman, Harriet, 1820?-1913 -- Fiction.
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906 -- Fiction.
Women slaves -- United States -- Juvenile fiction.
African American women -- Juvenile fiction.
Underground Railroad -- Juvenile fiction.
Suffragists -- United States -- Juvenile fiction.
Feminists -- United States -- Juvenile fiction.
Women's rights -- United States -- Juvenile fiction.
African American women.
Feminists.
Suffragists.
Underground Railroad.
Women slaves.
Women's rights.
United States.
Slavery -- United States -- Fiction.
African American women -- Fiction.
Underground Railroad -- Fiction.
Women's rights -- United States -- Fiction.
Suffragists -- United States -- Fiction.
Biographical fiction.
Children's -- Teenage personal & social issues: Racism & multiculturalism -- United States of America, USA -- African American.
Children's & Teenage Non-Fiction -- age level unknown.
Childrens subjects:
Tubman, Harriet, 1820?-1913 -- Fiction.
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906 -- Fiction.
Slavery -- Fiction.
African Americans -- Fiction.
Underground Railroad -- Fiction.
Women's rights -- Fiction.
Women -- Suffrage -- Fiction.
Form/Genre:
Juvenile works.
Historical fiction (Children's / Teenage) (Children's)
Children's / Teenage fiction: General fiction -- United States of America, USA -- African American.
Children's / Teenage fiction: Biographical fiction -- United States of America, USA -- African American.
Children's / Teenage fiction: Historical fiction -- United States of America, USA -- African American.
Biographical fiction.
Fiction.
Juvenile works.
Biographical fiction.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York (City)
Summary:
In this imaginative biographical story, Harriet Tubman and Susan B. Anthony sit down over a cup of tea in 1904 to reminisce about their struggles and triumphs in the service of freedom and women's rights.
Contents:
Harriet Tubman and Susan B. Anthony
Beginnings
The call
Frederick comes to dinner
The Underground Railroad
Speech! Speech!
Rumors of angels
The right to speak
Storyteller
Raising a ruckus
Close call
Frozen footsteps
A man named John
All in the family
Bounty
Unfettered
Drums of war
Confrontation
Call to arms
World afire
End of the beginning.
Notes:
"First edition, January 2015"
"The text type was set in Adobe Garamond Pro."
"Art direction and book design by Marijka Kostiw."
"Michele Wood's paintings were created using acrylic and oil paints. They were inspired by numerous symbols, geometric designs found in American patchwork quilts, and African motif patterns."
Includes bibliographical references (page 52).
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Banks Collection copy: dustjacket retained.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
2015
Contributor:
Wood, Michele, illustrator.
Kostiw, Marijka, designer.
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Children's Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
9780439793384 :
0439793386
OCLC:
880929553
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