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- DescriptionBorn into slavery, Belle had to endure the cruelty of several masters before she escaped to freedom. But she knew she wouldn't really be free unless she was helping to end injustice. That's when she changed her name to Sojourner and began traveling across the country, demanding equal rights for black people and for women. Many people weren't ready for her message, but Sojourner was brave, and her truth was powerful. And slowly, but surely as Sojourner's step-stomp stride, America began to change.
- Author BiographyAndrea Davis Pinkney and Brian Pinkney have collaborated on several award-winning picture books, including Duke Ellington: The Piano Prince and His Orchestra and Ella Fitzgerald: The Tale of a Vocal Virtuosa. They live in Brooklyn, New York. Brian Pinkney is the illustrator of many acclaimed books for children, including the Caldecott Honor Books Duke Ellington and The Faithful Friend, and the Coretta Scott King Award winner In the Time of the Drums.
- Author(s)Andrea Davis Pinkney
- PublisherJump at the Sun
- Date of Publication01/11/2009
- SubjectChildren's Fiction
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintJump at the Sun
- Content Notecolour illustrations
- Weight435 g
- Width225 mm
- Height285 mm
- Spine11 mm
- Illustrator(s)Brian Pinkney
- Format DetailsSewn,Paper over boards,With dust jacket
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