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Maritcha : a nineteenth-century American girl

Author: Tonya Bolden
Publisher: New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2015. ©2005
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Maritcha Rémond Lyons; Maritcha Rémond Lyons; Maritcha Rémond Lyons; Maritcha Remond Lyons; Maritcha Rémond Lyons
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tonya Bolden
ISBN: 1419716263 9781419716263
OCLC Number: 892878930
Notes: Originally published in hardcover in 2005.
Description: 47 pages ; 26 cm
Responsibility: Tonya Bolden.

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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 Remond Lyons, shows what it was  Read more...

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