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Who Was Ida B. Wells?

Who Was Ida B. Wells?

Illustrated by Ted Hammond

Paperback

$5.99
Who Was Ida B. Wells?

About the Book

The story of how a girl born into slavery became an early leader in the civil rights movement and the most famous Black female journalist in nineteenth-century America.

Born into slavery in 1862, Ida Bell Wells was freed as a result of the Emancipation Proclamation in 1865. Yet she could see how just how unjust the world was. This drove her to become a journalist and activist. Throughout her life, she fought against prejudice and for equality for African Americans. Ida B. Wells would go on to co-own a newspaper, write several books, help cofound the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), and fight for women's right to vote.

Product Details

On sale: June 2, 2020
Age: 8-12 years
Grade: Grades 3-7
Page count: 112 Pages
ISBN: 9780593093351
Reading level: Lexile: 840L | Fountas/Pinnell: W

Author Bio

Sarah Fabiny has written several Who Was? titles, including biographies of Beatrix Potter, Frida Kahlo, Rachel Carson, and Gloria Steinem.