Walking the Road to Freedom

A Story about Sojourner Truth

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

  • Interest Level: Grade 4 - Grade 8   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 5

Sojourner Truth was born into slavery in New York in 1797 or 1798. She never knew for sure which year she was born or even whether it was summer or winter. By the time she was a young woman, Sojourner knew she could no longer live as a slave, and with the help of Quakers, she escaped to freedom. She then began her long struggle to reunite her family and to free other slaves.

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Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 5
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Diversity
Copyright 1988
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint LernerClassroom, Millbrook Press ™
Language English
Number of Pages 64
Publication Date 1988-08-01
Reading Counts! Level 5.8
BISACS JNF007020, JNF025270, JNF007050
Dewey 305.5'67'0924
Graphics 1-color illustrations
Dimensions 5.875 x 8.5
Lexile 820
Guided Reading Level R
ATOS Reading Level 5.9
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 4377
Accelerated Reader® Points 1.0
Features Awards, Bibliography/further reading, Index, Maps, Table of contents, and Teaching Guides

Awards

  • Carter G. Woodson Book Award, Winner, 1988

Author: Jeri Ferris

Illustrator: Peter E. Hanson

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Creative Minds Biographies

Meet some of the world’s most creative minds! Written in story format, these episodic biographies give clear, straightforward accounts of historical figures’ lives. Each true story is accompanied by black-and-white illustrations. View available downloads →