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Author Broyles, Anne, 1953-

Title Priscilla and the hollyhocks / Anne Broyles ; illustrated by Anna Alter.

Imprint Watertown, MA : Charlesbridge, c2008.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Fiction    ji BROYLES,ANN    Available
Description 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Summary A young African American girl is sold away from her mother as a slave, and then later is sold to a Cherokee Indian, but eventually she is bought by a white man who not only sets her free, but adopts her into his family of fifteen children. Based on a true story; includes instructions for making a hollyhock doll.
Subject Slavery -- Juvenile fiction.
Hollyhock -- Juvenile fiction.
Trail of Tears, 1838-1839 -- Juvenile fiction.
African Americans -- Juvenile fiction.
Slavery -- Fiction.
Hollyhock -- Fiction.
Trail of Tears, 1838-1839 -- Fiction.
African Americans -- Fiction.
United States -- History -- 1815-1861 -- Juvenile fiction.
United States -- History -- 1815-1861 -- fiction.
Added Author Alter, Anna, 1974- ill.
ISBN 9781570916755 (reinforced for library use)
1570916756 (reinforced for library use)

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