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Bolden, Tonya

Summary: The first national museum whose mission is to illuminate for all people, the rich, diverse, complicated, and important experiences and contributions of African Americans in America is opening. And the history of NMAAHC--the last museum to be built on the National Mall--is the history of America. The campaign to set up a museum honoring black citizens is nearly 100 years old; building the museum...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973 BOL

Bolden, Tonya.

Summary: 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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harry N. Abrams 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 974.7 BOL

Bolden, Tonya

Summary: Freed from slavery, Mariah and her young brother Zeke join Sherman's march through Georgia, where Mariah meets a free black named Caleb and dares to imagine the possibility of true love, but hope can come at a cost.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION BOL

Copies Available at Peninsula (Closed until September 7th)

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC BOL

Bolden, Tonya.

Summary: "Under a radiant moon and surrounded by all the noises of the city at night, a little boy prays for those in need, for wars to end, for the sick to be healed, and for all the members of his family"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BOL

Bolden, Tonya.

Summary: Profiles the life and accomplishments of Baptist minister and civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2007

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 323.092 BOL

Bolden, Tonya

Summary: Chronicles the life of the abolitionist and his many roles, from former slave and orator to newspaperman, women's rights activist, diplomat, and memoirist.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 921 DOU

Bolden, Tonya

Summary: Essie, a young black woman in 1880s Savannah, is offered the opportunity to leave her shameful past and be transformed into an educated, high-society woman in Washington, D.C.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC BOL

Copies Available at Peninsula (Closed until September 7th)

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC BOL

Bolden, Tonya.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 ALI

Bolden, Tonya.

Summary: Recounts the story of the 1914 disappearance of eleven-year-old Sarah Rector, an African American who was part of the Creek Indian people and whose land had made her wealthy, and what it reveals about race, money, and American society.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harry N Abrams Inc 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 REC

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Rector 2014

Anderson, Carol (Carol Elaine)

Summary: "This ... young adult adaptation brings her ideas to a new audience. When America achieves milestones of progress toward full and equal black participation in democracy, the systemic response is a consistent racist backlash that rolls back those wins. We Are Not Yet Equal examines five of these moments: The end of the Civil War and Reconstruction was greeted with Jim Crow laws; the promise of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 323 AND