Maritcha: A Nineteenth-Century American Girl
by Tonya Bolden
Publication Date: Sep 01, 2004
Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
Age: 5 - 9
Imprint: Abrams Books
Parent Company: La Martinière Groupe
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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.
- Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Cultural Heritage
- Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Historical
- Juvenile Nonfiction / People & Places / United States / African American
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