Franklin

Molly Bannaky / written by Alice McGill ; pictures by Chris K. Soentpiet.

Author/Creator:
McGill, Alice.
Publication:
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Company, 1999.
Format/Description:
Book
[32] unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 33 cm.
Subjects:
Bannaky, Molly, b. ca. 1666 -- Juvenile fiction.
Banneker, Benjamin, 1731-1806 -- Family -- Juvenile fiction.
Childrens subjects:
Bannaky, Molly, b. ca. 1666 -- Fiction.
Banneker, Benjamin, 1731-1806 -- Family -- Fiction.
Maryland -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- Fiction.
Interracial marriage -- Fiction.
Slavery -- Fiction.
African Americans -- Fiction.
Place of Publication:
United States Massachusetts Boston.
Summary:
Relates how Benjamin Banneker's grandmother journeyed from England to Maryland in the late seventeenth century, worked as an indentured servant, began a farm of her own, and married a freed slave.
Notes:
"The text of this book is set in 14-point Minion Semibold."
"The illustrations are watercolor on illustration board."
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Banks Collection copy: dustjacket retained.
Banks Collection copy has autograph of Alice McGill.
Banks Collection copy has silver sticker "Jane Addams Peace Association. Jane Addams Children's Book Award" on dustjacket.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
McGill, Alice (autograph) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1999
Contributor:
Soentpiet, Chris K., illustrator.
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Children's Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
039572287X :
OCLC:
34730117
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