Tell All the Children Our Story: Memories and Mementos of Being Young and Black in America

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Harry N. Abrams, 2001 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 128 pages
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In a warm, personal voice, Tonya Bolden explores what it has meant to be young and black in America. From the first recorded birth of a black child in Jamestown, through the Revolution, the Civil War, Reconstruction, and the fight for civil rights, right on up to our own time, Bolden brings to light how black children have worked and played, suffered and rejoiced. 127 illustrations.

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User Review  - JeffCarver - LibraryThing

Tell All the Children Our Story is a fascinating "scrapbook" that culls together a wide variety of archival material (artwork, photos, excerpts, advertisements, posters, etc.) to tell the story of the ... Read full review

TELL ALL THE CHILDREN OUR STORY: Memories and Mementos of Being Young and Black in America

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Bolden (Rock of Ages, 2001, etc.) presents an overview about what life has been like through the years for African-American children in the US. Covering the entire span of time from the Jamestown ... Read full review

Contents

Acknowledgments
6
Longing for the Jubilee
29
Notes
118
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About the author (2001)

Tonya Bolden is the author of ten books, including "Strong Men Keep Coming", "The Family Heirloom Cookbook", & "33 Things Every Girl Should Know". She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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