Moses

When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom

By Carole Boston Weatherford; Kadir Nelson (Illustrator)
(Jump at the Sun, Hardcover, 9780786851751, 48pp.)

Publication Date: August 2006

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Description
This poetic book is a resounding tribute to Tubman's strength, humility, and devotion. With proper reverence, Weatherford and Nelson do justice to the woman who, long ago, earned over and over the name Moses.



About the Author
Carole Boston Weatherford wrote the Caldecott Honor book "Moses: When Harriet Tubman Le""d Her People to Freedom". A minister's wife, Ms. Weatherford makes her home in North Carolina.

Kadir Nelson began his professional career as an artist, publishing his work and receiving commissions from publishers and production studios such as Dreamworks, where he served as the lead conceptual artist for Steven Spielberg s Amistad and Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron, Sports Illustrated, Coca-Cola, The United States Postal Service and Major League Baseball, among others. Presently, almost twenty illustrated books are in print, including Debbie Allen's DANCING IN THE WINGS, Ntozake Shange s Coretta Scott King Award-winning book, and Carol Boston Weatherford s MOSES: When Harriet Tubman Led her People to Freedom, for which Nelson won a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award, a Caldecott Honor and an NAACP Image Award. Most recently, Nelson released his authorial debut, WE ARE THE SHIP: The Story of Negro League Baseball (Jump at the Sun/Disney), a New York Times best-seller.
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