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Maritcha : a nineteenth-century American girl /

Bolden, Tonya (author.).

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  • 27 of 27 copies available at SC LENDS.

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0 current holds with 27 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Anderson - Westside Branch JB Lyons, Maritcha; Bolden, Tonya (Text) 25379769 Juvenile Biography Available -
Beaufort - Beaufort Branch J B LYONS (Text) 0530003265382 Juvenile Biography Collection Available -
Beaufort - Hilton Head Branch J B LYONS (Text) 0530003265325 Juvenile Biography Collection Available -
Colleton - Cottageville J 974.7 Bolden, Tonya 2004 (Text) 3010228057 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Colleton - Main Library J 974.7 Bolden, Tonya 2004 (Text) 3010217166 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Colleton - Main Library J 974.7 Bolden, Tonya 2004 (Text) 3010222845 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Colleton - Main Library J 974.7 Bolden, Tonya 2004 (Text) 3010228056 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Colleton - Main Library J 974.7 Bolden, Tonya 2004 (Text) 3010228058 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Fairfield - Main Library 974.7 Bol (Text) 33116001980825 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Fairfield - Main Library 974.7 Bol (Text) 33116001980833 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 0810950456
  • Physical Description: print
    47 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 26 x 27 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Harry N. Abrams, 2005.

Content descriptions

General Note: Maps on lining papers.
James Madison Book Award ; Coretta Scott King Honor.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 46).
Summary, etc.: Based on an actual memoir written by Maritcha Remond Lyons, who was born and raised in New York City, this poignant story tells what it was like to be a black child born free during the days of slavery. Everyday experiences are interspersed with hight-point moments, such as visiting the U.S.'s first world's fair. Also included are the Draft Riots of 1863, when Maritcha and her siblings fled to Brooklyn while her parents stayed behind to protect their home. The book concludes with her fight to attend a whites-only high school in Providence, Rhode Island, and her triumphant victory, making her the first black person in its graduating class. The book includes photographs of Maritcha, her family, and friends, as well as archival and contemporary maps, photographs, and illustrations.
Awards Note:
James Madison Book Award ; Coretta Scott King Honor.
Subject: Lyons, Maritcha Rémond 1848-1929 Juvenile literature
Lyons, Maritcha Rémond 1848-1929
African American girls New York (State) New York Biography Juvenile literature
Free African Americans New York (State) New York Biography Juvenile literature
African Americans New York (State) New York Social life and customs 19th century Juvenile literature
African American girls New York (State) New York Biography
Free African Americans New York (State) New York Biography
New York (State) Social life and customs 19th century Juvenile literature
New York (State) Social conditions 19th century Juvenile literature
New York (State) Race relations Juvenile literature
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