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 Who was Sojourner Truth? (Who was--? (Grosset & Dunlap, Penguin Workshop))
 Author: McDonough, Yona Zeldis

 Publisher:  Penguin Workshop (2015)

 Dewey: 326
 Classification: Biography
 Physical Description: 106 p., ill., 20 cm

 BTSB No: 624127 ISBN: 9780448486789
 Ages: 8-12 Grades: 3-7

 Truth, Sojourner, -- 1799-1883
 African American abolitionists
 African American women -- Biography
 Social reformers

Price: $4.91

Almost 100 years before Rosa Parks refused to give up her bus seat, Sojourner Truth was mistreated by a streetcar conductor. She took him to court--and won! Born a slave in New York sometime around 1797, she was later sold and separated from her family. After she escaped slavery she changed her name and traveled, inspiring everyone she met and sharing her story until her death in 1883 at age eighty-six.

 Illustrator: Eldridge, Jim
Accelerated Reader Information:
   Interest Level: MG
   Reading Level: 4.80
   Points: 1.0   Quiz: 180230
Reading Counts Information:
   Interest Level: 3-5
   Reading Level: 3.40
   Points: 4.0   Quiz: 68222

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