Nikki Grimes offers a glimpse into the inspiring lives of Susan B. Anthony and Harriet Tubman.
What if Harriet Tubman and Susan B. Anthony sat down over tea to reminisce about their extraordinary lives? What would they recall of their triumphs and struggles as they fought to achieve civil rights for African Americans and equal rights for women? And what other historical figures played parts in their stories? These questions led Coretta Scott King Award-winner Nikki Grimes to create Chasing Freedom, an engaging work of historical fiction about two of the 19th century's most powerful and inspiring American women.
Chasing Freedom richly imagines the experiences of Tubman and Anthony, set against the backdrop of the Underground Railroad, the Civil War, and the Women's Suffrage Movement. Additional back matter invites curious young listeners to further explore this period in history - and the larger-than-life figures who lived it.--from the publisher
56 pages 978-0439793384 Ages 7-11