Who Was Harriet Beecher Stowe? (Who Was?) (Paperback)

Who Was Harriet Beecher Stowe? (Who Was?) By Dana Meachen Rau, Who HQ, Gregory Copeland (Illustrator) Cover Image

Who Was Harriet Beecher Stowe? (Who Was?) (Paperback)

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Born in Connecticut in 1811, Harriet Beecher Stowe was an abolitionist, author, and playwright. Slavery was a major industry in the American South, and Stowe worked with the Underground Railroad to help escaped slaves head north towards freedom. The publication of her book, Uncle Tom’s Cabin, a scathing anti-slavery novel, fanned the flames that started the Civil War. The book’s emotional portrayal of the impact of slavery captured the nation’s attention. A best-seller in its time, Uncle Tom’s Cabin sealed Harriet Beecher Stowe’s reputations as one of the most influential anti-slavery voices in US history.
Dana Meachen Rau has written more than 300 books for children, including picture books, early readers, nonfiction, and biographies.

Product Details ISBN: 9780448483016
ISBN-10: 0448483017
Publisher: Penguin Workshop
Publication Date: April 21st, 2015
Pages: 112
Language: English
Series: Who Was?