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By Carolivia Herron

An aged black grandmother passes at the tale of the family's Jewish origins to her younger granddaughter, Carol Olivia. As kin flee the Spanish Inquisition, are abducted by means of pirates and finally sail to the US, one daughter in each one new release is given the identify Olivia, from the Hebrew Shulamit which means "peace," to honor the Jewish a part of their ancestry. Critically-acclaimed writer Carolivia Herron (Nappy Hair) stocks this enticing, multicultural story relies on her personal family's background.

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Herron is the author of children’s books Nappy Hair and Little Georgia and the Apples as well as mother, she learns some surprising stories about two adult books. She is a Jew of African descent and a member of Tifereth Israel congregation in her family. C. African American heritage and hears about the many adventures of her Jewish ancestors. Jeremy Tugeau received a BFA Way back in the 1400s, her Jewish relatives in Painting from Syracuse University. Primarily a early readers and children’s trade books, among them the Ghostville Elementary series.

54--dc22 2006033680 [B] Manufactured in the United States of America 1 2 3 4 5 6 – JR – 12 11 10 09 08 07 32 eISBN-13: 978-1-58013-636-5 in Comparative Literature from the University of Pennsylvania and spent most of her professorial Herron/Tugeau Carolivia Herron has a PhD career at Harvard University. A. , remarkable family story. a nonprofit organization that develops multimedia classroom programs based on community epics. When Carol Olivia visits her great-grand- Ms. Herron is the author of children’s books Nappy Hair and Little Georgia and the Apples as well as mother, she learns some surprising stories about two adult books.

New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1998. Jacobson, Matthew Frye. Whiteness of a Different Color: European Immigrants and the Alchemy of Race. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1998. Roediger, David R. Working Toward Whiteness: How America’s Immigrants Became White. New York: Basic Books, 2005. Copyright © 2007 by Carolivia Herron Art copyright © 2007 by Lerner Publishing Group, Inc. All rights reserved. International copyright secured. , except for the inclusion of brief quotations in an acknowledged review.

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