Maritcha: A Nineteenth-Century American Girl

Maritcha: A Nineteenth-Century American Girl

by Tonya Bolden


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This Coretta Scott King Honor Book provides a much-needed window into a little-documented time in black history. The poignant story, based on the memoir of Maritcha Rémond Lyons, shows what it was like to be a black child born free and living in New York City in the mid-1800s.

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ISBN-13: 9781419716263
Publisher: ABRAMS
Publication date: 03/17/2015
Pages: 56
Sales rank: 167,217
Product dimensions: 9.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.20(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Tonya Bolden has written a number of books for children, teens, and adults. She lives in New York City.

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