Join author Tonya Bolden for a look at the history that
brought us to today.
Tonya Bolden is a
magna cum laude graduate of Princeton University with a master’s degree from
Columbia University. She is the author, co-author, and editor of
more than 40 books and received the Children’s Book Guild of
Washington, DC’s Nonfiction Award for her body of work. That work includes Maritcha:
A Nineteenth-Century American Girl, Searching for Sarah Rector: The
Richest Black Girl in America, Pathfinders: The Journeys of 16
Extraordinary Black Souls, and Facing Frederick: The Life of Frederick
Douglass, A Monumental American Man, whichreceived starred reviews
from Booklist, Kirkus, and School Library Journal.
Her latest books include Inventing
Victoria and Saving Savannah, follow-ups to Crossing Ebenezer
Creek. There’s also herpicture book No Small Potatoes: Junius G.
Groves and His Kingdom in Kansas (illustrated by Don Tate), the true story
of an amazing, very hard-working American man. Her forthcoming books include Changing
the Equation: 50+ US Black Women in STEM.
Event Type(s): Adult, Teens
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