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Based on an actual memoir written by Maritcha Rimond Lyons, who was born in New York City, this poignant story tells what it was like to be a black child born free during the days of slavery. Includes photographs of Maritcha, her family, and friends, as well as archival and contemporary maps, photographs, and illustrations.

Maritcha: A Nineteenth-Century American Girl 2015, Abrams Books for Young Readers, New York

ISBN-13: 9781419716263

Trade paperback

Maritcha: A Nineteenth-Century American Girl 2005, Harry N. Abrams, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780810950450