An Apple for Harriet Tubman

An Apple for Harriet Tubman


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Like other enslaved African-American children, young Harriet Tubman had to work hard. In her master's orchard, she spent long hours picking the juicy apples she loved but was forbidden to eat. When she was grown, she made her escape to the North.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780807503959
Publisher: Whitman, Albert & Company
Publication date: 01/01/2006
Edition description: 1ST
Pages: 24
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Susan Keeter is a fine artist and illustrator with degrees in these subjects from Syracuse University. She illustrated The Piano by William Miller, which received the Best Picture Book Award from the Society of School Librarians International. Susan lives in New York with her family.

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An Apple for Harriet Tubman 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
lnpowers on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
I liked this story because it took a biography and made it personable and relatable. It also took her story and brought it full circle with a positive ending.This book would be good to read to celebrate Black History Month and talk about the struggle of slaves. It could include a snack of apples.
MyBookAddictionandMore More than 1 year ago
AN APPLE FOR HARRIET TUBMAN by Glennette Tilley Turner,illustrated by Susan Keeter is an powerful Children's books/Educational. We all know that Harriet Tubman was the greatest conductor of the Underground Railroad. But did you know she was a Union Army nurse,a scout for the Civil War or that she loved apples? Which are just a few of the things you will learn in this title. Well written in a way young readers can understand,with beautiful illustrations,and engaging characters. A powerful and engaging story from beginning to end. Historical lovers will also enjoy this title. A must read for not only young readers,but for grandchildren,and educators alike. A wonderful teaching tool. Received for an honest review from the publisher. RATING: 4.5 HEAT RATING: NONE(CHILDREN'S BOOKS) REVIEWED BY: AprilR, Review courtesy of My Book Addiction and More
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is a great story of introducing Harriet Tubman to the elementary aged students. Also teaching students of slavery, black history, freedom, etc. I can see where this story could perk a students interest to want to learn more!