Maritcha: A Nineteenth-Century American Girl
by Tonya Bolden
Publication Date: Mar 17, 2015
List Price: $9.95 (store prices may vary)
Page Count: 56
Imprint: Abrams Books
Parent Company: La Martinière Groupe
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 R mond Lyons, shows what it was like to be a black child born free and living in New York City in the mid-1800s.