Nonfiction Book Award Status: GOLD
Harriet Tubman is known in history for her many courageous actions on the Underground Railroad leading dozens of people to freedom. But how did a little slave girl who never learned to read or write grow up to become a respected and legendary leader who served so many throughout her lifetime?
The Harriet Tubman Way: An Inspirational Guide to Self-Love, Empowerment, and Legendary Leadership for Girls shares powerful, teachable moments from this historical figure’s notable life, using stories and learning exercises designed to be completed along with friends and mentors.
Young readers will be inspired to:
- Find the power to love, save, and never give up on themselves
- Recognize their passion and purpose
- Display brilliant communication skills, teamwork, and compassionate servant leadership
- Discover their individual “superpowers,” set attainable goals, and follow their own personal journey to becoming leaders in their own way
Love in action and a mentorship in legendary servant leadership is the focus of this unique take on the life of one of the most quietly influential women of our times
Karol V. Brown is an actor and storyteller who has been portraying Harriet Tubman professionally in schools and libraries since 1999. In addition to The Harriet Tubman Way, Karol is also the author of 30 Lessons in Love, Leadership, and Legacy from Harriet Tubman (2017), and writer/featured actor of the screenplay Harriet Tubman, Love in Actions (2022). Karol works as a Teaching Artist and Keynote Speaker in the Dayton, OH, school system. She holds a BS degree in Nutrition from the University of Dayton, OH, and a Master’s Degree in Public Health, Health Promotions, and Disease Prevention from Loma Linda University, CA. Visit www.karolvbrown.com to learn more.