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- DescriptionBetween 1821 and 1842, Charles Bird King, a famous artist, painted individual portraits of 143 Indians. In this fictionalized account, Sauncey, an eight-year-old free black, lives in Mr. Kings house with her mama, Mr. Kings cook. Sauncey dreams of becoming a grand lady with a feather in her bonnet like the ones in the portraits. One day the yard boy tells Sauncey that he has just been down on Pennsylvania Avenue and has seen Indians. Her mama says that Mr. King is going to paint their pictures. Later, when everyone is out, Sauncey answers a kck on the doorIndians! Early readerages 5-8.
- Author(s)Clara Ann Simmons
- PublisherCornell Maritime Press Inc.,U.S.
- Date of Publication01/01/2010
- SubjectChildren's Fiction
- Place of PublicationCentreville
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintCornell Maritime Press Inc.,U.S.
- Content Note15 color illustraions
- Weight281 g
- Width178 mm
- Height254 mm
- Spine9 mm
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