ALA Notable Children’s Book WINNER 2001
Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Book WINNER 2000
New York Times Best Illustrated Book WINNER 2000
Reviewed in Bookselling Kids’ Pick of the Lists Part Two for October 2000.
"The facts in this picture-book biography speak as eloquently as its illustrations, which have an authority and passion recalling Jacob Lawrence’s Harriet and the Promised Land."—The Horn Book, Starred Review
"The look and feel of a children’s classic . . . a valuable addition to any child’s library.”
— The New York Times
“Rockwell’s vibrant storytelling, powerful content and moving author’s note will likely send readers off to further reading about this extraordinary heroine.”
— Publishers Weekly, Starred
"It’s a powerful story, well told and handsomely set; worth of its courageous subject." — The Horn Book Magazine, Starred
From the Hardcover edition.