Tell all the children our story: memories and mementos of being young and Black in America

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Abrams, Feb 1, 2001 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 128 pages
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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 the present, the author brings to light how African-American children have worked and played, suffered and rejoiced.

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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


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Tonya Bolden has authored and coauthored more than twenty books. She also worked with Mother Love on her book Forgive or Forget and with Eartha Kitt on Rejuvenate! (It's Never Too Late). To learn more about her work visit

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