Sojourner Truth

Sojourner Truth

by Kristen Susienka


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Sojourner Truth was born into slavery, but she found solace in her community, her family, and her faith, as well as in herself. After escaping to freedom, she became an impassioned speaker in support of both abolition and women's rights. She was guided by her faith to help those who most needed it. Today, she's recognized as an inspiring orator, activist, and suffragist. This biography explores Truth's life and legacy, presenting details in a way young readers can understand, appreciate, and remember.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781725308503
Publisher: Rosen Publishing Group, Incorporated, The
Publication date: 01/15/2020
Series: African American Leaders of Courage
Pages: 24
Product dimensions: 8.10(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.10(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

A Powerful Speaker 4

Growing Up in New York 6

Keeping Family Together 8

Religious Calling 10

Traveling the United States 12

Writing Her Story 14

A Mighty Speech 16

During and After the Civil War 18

Sojourner's Spirit Lives On 20

The Life of Sojourner Truth 22

Glossary 23

Index 24

Websites 24

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