Two Books

This was on a display at the library and I picked it up and brought it home. I read it to the kids at the table while they were eating lunch. I could barely finish. It brought me to tears.

It’s a fictional story based on the true story of Harriet Tubman. Each page is a conversation between her and God. She asks for help. He guides the way.

It’s a Caldecott honor book which means it’s beautifully illustrated. I suggest reading to your kids, but it’s reading age is listed as 3rd – 5th.

 

This book is also in our home right now. This is for middle school and up. This is a Newberry Honor book. I often look for that seal when searching for books to bring home. This is the author’s memoir, written in free verse as vignettes. A unique experience for your readers!

 

I know I don’t usually make posts recommending things, but allow me to today. 🙂

11 thoughts on “Two Books

  1. Kimberly February 19, 2018 / 10:02 pm

    Thank you for sharing!!!! We just watched Torch Lighters vid on Harriet Tubman. It was great!

  2. juliarobertsanderson February 19, 2018 / 10:53 pm

    I’m putting these on hold at my library! Thanks for sharing.

  3. makeroomfor February 19, 2018 / 10:53 pm

    Thank you for these recommendations, I would love to see quick things like this more often!

  4. Tammie February 19, 2018 / 10:58 pm

    Thanks! I agree ”MAKEROOMFOR”

  5. MaryAmber February 20, 2018 / 12:23 am

    Thank you for the referrals. We are always looking for good quality stories.

  6. Karin February 20, 2018 / 12:40 am

    Great! Thank you!

  7. Ceara Bass February 20, 2018 / 2:53 am

    That’s Awesome! I’m going to take your recommendation and pick this book up too.

    Thank you for Sharing!

  8. Sue February 20, 2018 / 6:59 am

    My family has owned the first book Moses since my daughter was a toddler…she’s going to be 10 this summer…we love it…and like you we first found it on a display at our local library for black history month…our current library is due to the tireless work of a local African American woman… she was the first black librarian in our state… her name is Alma Smith Jacobs…

  9. Sara February 20, 2018 / 1:19 pm

    Thank You!!!!
    God Bless You Beautiful

  10. Tina February 20, 2018 / 1:45 pm

    Thanks for posting these awesome books!!!

  11. Margarita Zubia February 23, 2018 / 7:31 pm

    Thank you, this is awesome!!!!

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