Bibliographic Information: Weatherford, C. B., & Nelson, K. (2006). Moses: When Harriet Tubman led her people to freedom. New York: Hyperion Books for Children.
Annotation: Moses is the story about Harriet Tubman and how she escaped slavery and found freedom for not only herself but for many others as well.
Genre: Autobiography, Biography, and Poetry
Grade Level: 3-5
Readers who will like this book: Readers who are interested in earning about African American history, Harriet Tubman, and readers who are interested in religion would find enjoyment in this book.
Personal response and rating: 4/5 I found this story to be beautifully written and illustrated and meaningful.
Text dependent questions: What did Harriet do after she found freedom?
Reading strategies: One strategy that can be used is Hot Seat. Students learn about the character of the book , dress up as that character, introduce the character and share important information, and afterwards questions and comments will be asked and made. Once that has been completed the student in the hot seat will select another student to summarize what they learned from the presentation. This strategy will help students deepen their understanding about Harriet Tubman and what they have read and refine their oral language and presentation abilities.