Letters from a Slave Girl: The Story of Harriet Jacobsby Mary E. Lyons
A gripping portrayal that brings to light the special hardships endured by young slave girls, Harriet's story will enrage, enlighten, and not soon be forgotten. An ALA Notable Children's Book. An ALA Best Book for Young Adults. A Horn Book Fanfare Book.
- Atheneum Books for Young Readers
- Publication date:
- Edition description:
- 1st ed
- Product dimensions:
- 5.56(w) x 8.62(h) x 0.67(d)
- Age Range:
- 12 Years
Meet the Author
Mary E. Lyons is the author of many books for children and young adults, including Roy Makes a Car, Feed the Children First, Dear Ellen Bee, Letters from a Slave Girl, and Sorrow's Kitchen. In addition to the Golden Kite Award and a Horn Book Fanfare for Letters from a Slave Girl, Lyons was also the recipient of a 2005 Aesop Award for Roy Makes a Car and a Carter G. Woodson Award for Sorrow's Kitchen. A teacher and former librarian, she lives in Charlottesville, Virginia. You can learn more about her at www.lyonsdenbooks.com.
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