- Imprint: Abrams Books for Young Readers
- Publication Date: March 17, 2015
- Price: $9.95
- Trim Size: 10 x 10
- ISBN: 1-4197-1626-3
- EAN: 9781419716263
- Page Count: 56
- Illustrations: Full-color images throughout
- Format: Paperback
- Rights: World/All
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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 Rémond Lyons, shows what it was like to be a black child born free and living in New York City in the mid-1800s.
About the author
Tonya Bolden has written a number of books for children, teens, and adults. She lives in New York City.