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Author Ferris, Jeri.

Title With open hands : a story about Biddy Mason / by Jeri Chase Ferris ; illustrated by Ralph L. Ramstad.

Imprint Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Books, c1999.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 92 MASON,B FER    Available
Description 64 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Series Creative minds biography
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 60-61) and index.
Summary Recounts the life of Biddy Mason, a slave who found freedom in California in 1856, who practiced the philosophy of sharing as she nursed the sick, delivered babies, and started many philanthropic projects after becoming a wealthy landowner in Los Angeles.
Subject Mason, Biddy, 1818-1891 -- Juvenile literature.
Mason, Biddy, 1818-1891.
Women slaves -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Slaves -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African American women -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African American midwives -- California -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- Biography.
Women -- Biography.
Added Author Ramstad, Ralph L., 1919- ill.
ISBN 1575053306 (alk. paper) : $21.27

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