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Journey toward freedom; the story of Sojourner Truth.

Author: Jacqueline Bernard
Publisher: New York, Norton [1967]
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Biography of Sojourner Truth, who was born into slavery, freed in 1827, and became famous for her courage, quick wit, and ready challenge as she campaigned for abolition and women's rights in New York and the Midwestern States.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Sojourner Truth; Sojourner Truth; Sojourner Truth
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jacqueline Bernard
OCLC Number: 181722
Description: xiv, 265 pages illustrations, portraits 24 cm
Contents: A start in life --
Now the war begun --
Footprints in the snow --
Growing wild --
Mighty being --
Growing pains --
A man's life --
A slaveholder's promise --
Sun shinin' in a pail --
I'll have my son --
Southern scars --
Changing times --
God in the city --
False voices --
Go east --
Truth shall be my abiding name --
Wild young men --
Brotherhood --
Testifyin' --
A lecture tour --
And aren't I a woman? --
Ohio --
Return --
War in the west --
The antislavery President --
The freed people --
Forty acres --
Give them land --
They cannot get up --
A great glory --
Into the light.

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Biography of Sojourner Truth, who was born into slavery, freed in 1827, and became famous for her courage, quick wit, and ready challenge as she campaigned for abolition and women's rights in New York and the Midwestern States.

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