Beyond freedom /by Patricia Q. Wall.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-258441

Description

174 p. : map ; 22 cm., " 'It's hopeless for us.' Five years ago, young Matty Warren never dreamed of saying such a thing. When her family gained their freedom in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and moved to the North Slope Village on Beacon HIll, she was a joyful optimist. ... Now, at age fifteen, she can no longer hide from the disheartening truth. Certain events have made that clear. It all started with a frightening incident on Boston Common, a chance encounter wiht a friendly white girl and an unexpected offer of employment in a Beacon Hill mansion. For Matty, it's the beginning of a painful awakening. But, before summer's end, she will choose hope over despair." --From publisher's description.

Details

Descriptive Terms

African American children 19th century.
Freedmen 19th century.
Racism

Originator

Wall, Patricia Q.

Publication

Kittery Point, Me. : Fall Rose Books

Description

174 p. : map ; 22 cm.
" 'It's hopeless for us.' Five years ago, young Matty Warren never dreamed of saying such a thing. When her family gained their freedom in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and moved to the North Slope Village on Beacon HIll, she was a joyful optimist. ... Now, at age fifteen, she can no longer hide from the disheartening truth. Certain events have made that clear. It all started with a frightening incident on Boston Common, a chance encounter wiht a friendly white girl and an unexpected offer of employment in a Beacon Hill mansion. For Matty, it's the beginning of a painful awakening. But, before summer's end, she will choose hope over despair." --From publisher's description.

Notes

Sequel novel to Child out of place (2004).
Complimentary copy.

ISBN

9780974218519
0974218510

Call Number

Stacks PZ7.W355 B49 2010

Material Type

Juvenile fiction
Juvenile fiction.

Places

New England