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Dorothy Sterling (1913–2008)

Autor/a de Freedom Train: The Story of Harriet Tubman

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Sobre l'autor

Author Dorothy Sterling was born on November 23, 1913 in Manhattan. She received a bachelor's degree from Barnard College in 1934. In the 1940's, she worked as a researcher for Life magazine, but left in frustration at a system under which women researchers gave material to men, who wrote the mostra'n més articles. Her first book, Sophie and Her Puppies, was published in 1951. She wrote more than 35 books for both children and adults throughout her lifetime including Freedom Train (1954), Captain of the Planter: The Story of Robert Smalls (1958), Black Foremothers: Three Lives (1979) and Close to My Heart (2005). She won numerous awards for her work including the 1976 Carter G. Woodson Book Award for The Trouble They Seen: Black People Tell the Story of Reconstruction. She died on December 1, 2008 at the age of 95. (Bowker Author Biography) mostra'n menys
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Obres de Dorothy Sterling

Mystery of the Empty House (1960) — Autor — 166 exemplars
The Story of Caves (1956) 106 exemplars
Mary Jane (1959) 96 exemplars
The Silver Spoon Mystery (1958) 67 exemplars
Black Foremothers: Three Lives (1979) 65 exemplars
Lucretia Mott (1964) 57 exemplars
Fall is Here! (1966) 43 exemplars
Caterpillars (1961) 35 exemplars
Spring is Here! (1964) 18 exemplars
Creatures of the Night (1960) 14 exemplars
Tender Warriors (1958) 7 exemplars
Ellen's Blue Jays (1961) 5 exemplars
The Brownie Scout Mystery (1956) 4 exemplars
The Cub Scout Mystery (1952) 4 exemplars
Billy goes exploring (1953) 3 exemplars
Tear Down Walls (1970) 2 exemplars
Sophie and her puppies (1951) 1 exemplars

Obres associades

The Memphis Diary of Ida B. Wells (1995) — Epíleg, algunes edicions50 exemplars
The Best of Both Worlds: An Anthology of Stories for All Ages (1968) — Col·laborador — 25 exemplars
Race Traitor 10 (1999) — Col·laborador — 4 exemplars


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Has a story-telling rather than historical fact approach I alternately find fun and annoying. Decent background, though - and an excellent bibliography. I love when authors show their sources.
wetdryvac | Mar 2, 2021 |
What a pack of trouble those missing spoons have caused! They must be found.
Who in this pleasant little town would steal old silver spoons from a display at the public library? Trying to find the answer, the Hill Gang fins themselves wearing disguises, trailing Suspect No. 1 and digging up the clues that lead to the surprising ending.
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LynneQuan | Sep 23, 2017 |
Born into slavery, young Harriet Tubman knew only hard work and hunger. Escape seemed impossible - certainly dangerous. Yet Harriet was strong-willed and courageous.
jhawn | Hi ha 2 ressenyes més | Jul 31, 2017 |



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