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James E. Ransome
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Bria's Bookshelf
Bria's Bookshelf rated it 10 months ago
AR: 4.4 Grade Level: 2nd-5th Summary: My Name Is Truth describes the life of slave, Sojourner Truth. It goes into detail of her life as a slave, then dwells into how she received her name Sojourner Truth. Idea: I absolutely love this book! It's an excellent book to help introduce slavery to student...
ereksonj
ereksonj rated it 6 years ago
The information was good, and the illustrations impeccable. I felt like these illustrations were a very good replacement for the photographs we might expect. Hopkinson cites in the sources a good photography collection by Hine, and used on the end sheets. Ransome's illustration style is just right, ...
Peace, Love & Books
Peace, Love & Books rated it 6 years ago
Powerful story about slaves risking their lives to secretly learn reading and writing in a pit school.
mrsbond
mrsbond rated it 8 years ago
Shares Edson do Nascimento's soccer filled childhood, from age 8 to about 12. Talks about how he took on the nickname Pele, was consumed with soccer, and how his first soccer team played without shoes. Author's note fills in the remaining details. Oil paint illustrations are wonderfully done, giving...
Peace, Love & Books
Peace, Love & Books rated it 8 years ago
Simple, enjoyable story about sharing and the joy of bike riding.
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