Children of Africville (2nd edition)

Christine Welldon

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ISBN: 9781771081009

Children of Africville (2nd edition)

  Author:   Christine Welldon    

The children of Africville, Nova Scotia, lived in a special community where everyone knew their neighbours, and all helped and cared for each other. It was the perfect place for children to play and grow up. The Children of Africville is the remarkable story of these children during the community’s final years, before it was torn down and its families were relocated. Full of photographs and stories from Africville people, this book is an important celebration of Nova Scotia black history, its vibrant community, and the children who lived there.

Details and Specs
ISBN associated with this title:9781771081009
Item NB1113
Published onSeptember 11 2013
Language eng
Pages 88
Format Paperback
Dimensions8.5(in) x 6.75(in)
Shipping weight207(g)
Status ACTIVE TITLE
Christine Welldon is the author of nine children's books, including Reporter in Disguise, The Children of Africville, and Lifelines: The Lanier Phillips Story. She has been nominated for the Golden Oak Award, the Amelia Bloomer Award for recommended feminist literature for children, and twice nominated for the Hackmatack Children's Choice Award. She divides her time between Lunenburg and Toronto.

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