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Sojourner Truth the courageous former slave whose eloquence helped promote human equality by Susan Taylor-Boyd

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Published by G. Stevens Children"s Books in Milwaukee .
Written in English


  • Truth, Sojourner, -- d. 1883 -- Juvenile literature,
  • Afro-Americans -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • Abolitionists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • Social reformers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • Afro-Americans -- Biography,
  • Abolitionists,
  • Reformers

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About the Edition

Summary, Follows the life of the former slave who gained renown as a abolitionist and advocate of women"s rights.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 60-61) and index.

Statementby Susan Taylor-Boyd.
SeriesPeople who have helped the world
LC ClassificationsE185.97.T8
The Physical Object
Pagination68 p. :
Number of Pages68
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22378989M
ISBN 100836801016

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Narrative of Sojourner Truth book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. One of the most famous and admired African-American w /5. Beautifully illustrated, this biography picture book tells the amazing story of freed slave Sojourner Truth. Learn about her birth into slavery, being sold away from her parents at the age of 9, and her run for freedom. Discover the amazing stand that Sojourner Truth took as she campaigned for equal rights for black people and women. Lily and I didn't know anything about Sojourner Truth before reading this book, we now realize that she was a pretty amazing woman. She was born a slave in about , and went by the name Belle (short for Isabelle) until she chose a new name for herself as an adult/5. Jan 15,  · Sojourner Truth () was an African American evangelist, abolitionist, women’s rights activist, author and former slave. After escaping to freedom in , Truth traveled the country.

SOJOURNER TRUTH. HER BIRTH AND PARENTAGE. THE subject of this biography, SOJOURNER TRUTH, as she now calls herself–but whose name, originally, was Isabella–was born, as near as she can now calculate, between the years and She was the daughter of James and Betsey, slaves of one Colonel Ardinburgh, Hurley, Ulster County, New York. Aug 01,  · Narrative of Sojourner Truth, by Sojourner Truth, is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted /5. Sojourner Truth, African American evangelist and reformer who applied her religious fervor to the abolitionist and women’s rights movements. Obeying a supernatural call to ‘travel up and down the land,’ she sang, preached, and debated throughout the eastern and midwestern U.S. Sojourner Truth House and Library. The Sojourner Truth Library is located at the State University of New York New Paltz, in New Paltz, New York. In , the library was named in honor of the Died: Nov 26,

Sojourner Truth, c–, American abolitionist, a freed slave, originally called Isabella, b. Ulster co., N.Y. Convinced that she heard heavenly voices, she left () domestic employment in New York City, adopted the name Sojourner Truth, and traveled throughout the . At the Women’s Rights Convention held in Akron, Ohio, Sojourner Truth delivered what is now recognized as one of the most famous abolitionist and women’s rights speeches in American history, “Ain’t I a Woman?” She continued to speak out for the rights of African Americans and women during and after the Civil War. Sojourner Truth: ex-slave and fiery abolitionist, figure of imposing physique, riveting preacher and spellbinding singer who dazzled listeners with her wit and originality. Straight-talking and unsentimental, Truth became a national symbol for strong black women--indeed, for all strong women/5(4). African-American abolitionist and women's rights activist, Sojourner Truth was born into slavery as Isabella Baumfree in Swartekill, Ulster County, New York. During the Civil War, Truth helped recruit black troops for the Union Army and tried unsuccessfully, after .