Illustrated with photographs, this biography of an African American born into slavery documents her path to freedom and the quilts she created as a record of her spiritual life. Ages 8-11. (Oct.)
- Susie Wilde
Picture book biographies help to provide valuable historical perspective. New in paperback is Mary Lyons' Stitching Stars: The Story Quilt of Harriet Powers. The full color quilt photographs help tell the story of a woman, born into slavery, who was gifted in telling her story with thread and cloth. 1997 (orig.