When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom
Jump at the Sun, Hardcover, 9780786851751, 48pp.
Publication Date: August 8, 2006
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
Kadir Nelson is the illustrator of many books for children, including "Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom" by Carole Boston Weatherford, an NAACP Image Award winner, a Caldecott Honor Book, and a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award winner; "Ellington Was Not a Street" by Ntozake Shange, a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award winner; "Please, Baby, Please" and "Please, Puppy, Please"," "by Spike Lee and Tonya Lewis Lee; and Will Smith's "Just the Two of Us"," " also an NAACP Image Award winner. He is also the author/illustrator of "We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball."