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Breaking ground, breaking silence : the story of New York's African burial ground /

Hansen, Joyce (author.). McGowan, Gary. (Added Author).

Available copies

  • 8 of 8 copies available at SC LENDS.

Current holds

0 current holds with 8 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
AHJ - Hampton Branch J 305.567 HAN (Text) 34803990392596 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Anderson - Anderson Main Library J 305.567 Hansen Joyce (Text) 23807811 Juvenile Coretta Scott King Available -
Chester - Main Library J 305.5 HAN (Text) 35301030071634 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Colleton - Main Library 305.5 Hansen, Joyce (Text) 3010241350 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Fairfield - Main Library 305.5 Han (Text) 33116001607329 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Florence - Lake City Branch 305.5 Hansen (Text) 33172002628897 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Florence - Lake City Branch 305.5 Hansen (Text) 33172002752531 Young Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Florence - Main Library 305.5 Hansen (Text) 33172002149092 Young Adult Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0805050124
  • Physical Description: xii, 130 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
    print
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Henry Holt, 1998.

Content descriptions

General Note: Coretta Scott King Honor, author, 1999.
Accelerated Reader UG 8.7 4 28499
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 119) and index.
Summary, etc.: Describes the discovery and study of the African burial site found in Manhattan in 1991, while excavating for a new building, and what it reveals about the lives of black people in Colonial times.
Target Audience Note:
1200L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader UG 8.7 4 28499
Awards Note:
Coretta Scott King Honor, author, 1999.
Subject: Slaves -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 18th century
African Americans -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 18th century
Cemeteries -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 18th century
Excavations (Archaeology) -- New York (State) -- New York
Afro-Americans -- History
Slaves -- History
Excavations (Archaeology) -- New York (State) -- New York
New York (N.Y.) -- Antiquities
New York (N.Y.) -- Antiquities
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Joyce Hansen is a four-time Coretta Scott King Honor winner, and a former New York City schoolteacher. She and her husband reside in Columbia, South Carolina.

Gary McGowan has more than ten years of experience conserving a wide range of archaeological and art materials. He was the head conservator of the team that studied the burial ground. He lives with his wife in New Jersey.


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