Harriet and the Promised Land (Paperback)

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By Jacob Lawrence, Jacob Lawrence (Illustrator)
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Description


“A spiritual experience.” —The Boston Globe

Named Book of the Year by The New York Times, this spectacular picture book follows Harriet Tubman as she leads enslaved people to freedom on the Underground Railroad.

Told with sparse text and vividly rendered paintings, this story reimagines the well-known heroism of Harriet Tubman and captures to the urgency of her struggles to free as many people as possible and the anger, fear, and jubilation they feel along the perilous journey.

About the Author


Jacob Lawrence (1917–2000) was an American painter known for his portrayal of African American historical subjects and contemporary life. He called his style “dynamic cubism” and drew inspiration from the shapes and colors of Harlem.

Jacob Lawrence (1917–2000) was an American painter known for his portrayal of African American historical subjects and contemporary life. He called his style “dynamic cubism” and drew inspiration from the shapes and colors of Harlem.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780689809651
ISBN-10: 0689809654
Publisher: Aladdin
Publication Date: January 1st, 1997
Pages: 40
Language: English