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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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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Anderson - Anderson Main Library JB Lyons, Maritcha; Bolden, Tonya (Text) 25379660 Juvenile Coretta Scott King Available -
Anderson - Anderson Main Library JB Lyons, Maritcha; Bolden, Tonya (Text) 25379678 Juvenile Biography Available -
Anderson - Anderson Main Library JB Lyons, Maritcha; Bolden, Tonya (Text) 25379686 Juvenile Biography Available -
Anderson - Belton Branch JB Lyons, Maritcha; Bolden, Tonya (Text) 25379694 Juvenile Biography Available -
Anderson - Iva Branch JB Lyons, Maritcha; Bolden, Tonya (Text) 25379710 Juvenile Biography Available -
Anderson - Jennie Erwin Branch JB Lyons, Maritcha; Bolden, Tonya (Text) 25379702 Juvenile Biography Available -
Anderson - Lander Memorial Branch JB Lyons, Maritcha; Bolden, Tonya (Text) 25379728 Juvenile Biography Available -
Anderson - Pendleton Branch JB Lyons, Maritcha; Bolden, Tonya (Text) 25379736 Juvenile Biography Available -
Anderson - Piedmont Branch JB Lyons, Maritcha; Bolden, Tonya (Text) 25379744 Juvenile Biography Available -
Anderson - Powdersville Branch JB Lyons, Maritcha; Bolden, Tonya (Text) 25379751 Juvenile Biography Available -
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Record details

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

Content descriptions

General Note: James Madison Book Award ; Coretta Scott King Honor.
Maps on lining papers.
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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