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Searching for Sarah Rector by Tonya Bolden

Searching for Sarah Rector

“Searching for Sarah Rector” brings to light the intriguing mystery of Sarah Rector, who was born in 1902 in Indian Territory and later was famously hailed by the Chicago Defender as “the wealthiest colored girl in the world.”

Emancipation Proclamation

Emancipation Proclamation: Lincoln and the Dawn of Liberty

“A unique look at an often misunderstood American document . . . In this engrossing historical resource, complete with a timeline and glossary, award-winning author Tonya Bolden brings to life the cause and effect of, as well as the people behind, the Emancipation Proclamation.”