McPherson, Stephanie Sammartino

Sisters Against Slavery: A Story about Sarah and Angelina Grimké

(3) 4-6 Creative Minds Biography series. Illustrated by Karen Ritz. Despite an unattractive cover, this biography of Sarah and Angelina Grimké is an engaging read. Born into white Southern privilege in 1792 and 1805, respectively, the sisters became social activists for abolition and women's rights. Both women braved danger and scorn by speaking out publicly and traveling throughout the country with their message. Adequate black-and-white drawings accompany the well-written text. Bib., ind.


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