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Priscilla and the Hollyhocks

Average rating
5 out of 5
Based on 9 Ratings and 9 Reviews

Book Description
Priscilla is only four years old when her mother is sold to another master. All Priscilla has to remember her mother by are the hollyhocks she planted by the cow pond. At age ten, Priscilla is sold to a Cherokee family and continues her life as a slave. She keeps hope for a better life alive by planting hollyhocks wherever she goes. At last, her forced march along the Trail of Tears brings a c... More
Book Information
PublisherCharlesbridge Publishing
BindingHardcover (3 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages32
Publication Date01/15/2008
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About Anne Broyles (Author) : I am the author of two children's picture books, PRISCILLA AND THE HOLLYHOCKS (Charlesbridge, 2008) and SHY MAMA'S HALLOWEEN (Tilbury House, 2000). I belong to SCBWI, am active in two critique groups... more
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About Anna Alter (Illustrator) : Anna grew up surrounded by beautiful books and is delighted that it is now her job to make them. She attended the Rhode Island School of Design, where she studied illustration, then quickly began her ... more
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5/22/2009 jama rattigan tagged as: I recommend, I read

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