The illustrations on this edition are lush and warm, as well.
I have read her books to my children and now I purchase them for my grandchildren for their parents to read to them and/or to be read by them.
At the end of the story, this slave tells Hannah that she knew Hannah would help her because of the bonnet she was wearing.
Hannah doesn't like to dress so plainly. She longs to wear the kinds of fancy clothes her friends wear. Read morePublished 12 months ago by M. Bey
40 years ago I read this to my children and I thought my granddaughter should have this privilege also. It is so appropriate for her as she is attending a Quaker college!Published 23 months ago by Joan H. Robert
I read this book aloud to my children.
This book is about a little girl named Hannah, who is a Quaker living in Philadelphia before the time of the Civil War. Read more
I grew up reading this book over and over again at my Grandmother's house. It is the story of a young Quaker girl in Philadelphia in the 1800s. Read morePublished on November 8, 2012 by Janice
Know this book from my childhood. Is first rate and as a Christian homeschooler highly recommend it. Read morePublished on November 30, 2011 by Lynn Downham
There's a quiet peacefulness to this book which takes place in Philadelphia before the Civil War. Illustrated in watercolor and fine pencil drawings, Marguerite de Angeli tell a... Read morePublished on May 20, 2011 by Michelle Edwards
Marguerite DeAngeli is one of the best writers of children's books. Not only was she a gifted writer, but she was a fine illustrator too. Read morePublished on January 12, 2011 by Kathleen Hamalainen
The book that I ordered is new, but this reprint from the original printing does not do the illustrations justice. Read morePublished on November 15, 2010 by RJH