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 2005, ABRAMS, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780810950450