Thursday, June 14, 2012

June 14 Birthday: Harriet Beecher Stowe

Harriet Beecher Stowe, abolitionist
June 14, 1811-July 1, 1896

A Picture Book Biography of Harriet Beecher Stowe by David A. Adler, illustrated by Colin Bootman (Holiday House, paper, 2004)

From Stowe’s childhood impressions of slavery to her book, Uncle Tom’s Cabin, this woman of integrity fought for justice for African-Americans.

A Celebration of Women at the Penn Digital Library features biographical and bibliographic information on Stowe.