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Sylvia Stark, a pioneer : a biography / by Victoria Scott & Ernest Jones ; illustrated by Karen Lewis.

Author/Creator:
Scott, Victoria, 1958-
Edition:
[1st ed.]
Publication:
Seattle, Washington. : Open Hand Publishing Inc. ; [New York : Distributed by The Talman Company, Inc., ©1991].
Format/Description:
Book
63, [1] pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Subjects:
Stark, Sylvia, 1839-1944 -- Juvenile literature.
Pioneers -- British Columbia -- Saltspring Island -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Saltspring Island (B.C.) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Frontier and pioneer life -- British Columbia -- Saltspring Island -- Juvenile literature.
African American pioneers -- British Columbia -- Saltspring Island -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Pioneers -- California -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African American pioneers -- California -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Frontier and pioneer life -- California -- Juvenile literature.
California -- Gold discoveries -- Juvenile literature.
Stark, Sylvia, 1839-1944.
African American pioneers.
Frontier and pioneer life.
Gold mines and mining.
Pioneers.
British Columbia -- Saltspring Island.
California.
Childrens subjects:
Stark, Sylvia, 1839-
African Americans -- Biography.
Frontier and pioneer life.
Form/Genre:
Biography.
Juvenile works.
Biography.
Place of Publication:
United States Washington (State) Seattle.
United States New York (State) New York (City)
Summary:
Chronicles the life of a woman who was born as a slave in Missouri in 1839, moved with her family to California, and later lived on a small island off the coast of British Columbia until she was 105.
Contents:
Early Childhood
Buying Freedom
Moving to California
Life is Dangerous
A Meeting at Zion
A New Country
Living on a Wilderness Island
Leaving Salt Spring Island
Return to Salt Spring.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references.
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1991
Contributor:
Jones, Ernest, 1958-, author.
Lewis, Karen, illustrator.
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Children's Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0940880377
9780940880375
0940880385
9780940880382
OCLC:
25131062
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