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By Carolivia Herron

ISBN-10: 0822570491

ISBN-13: 9780822570493

ISBN-10: 1580136362

ISBN-13: 9781580136365

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 way of pirates and at last sail to the United States, one daughter in each one iteration 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 attractive, multicultural story relies on her personal family's historical past.

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Read e-book online Always an Olivia: A Remarkable Family History (Jewish PDF

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They sailed to America and settled on the Georgia Sea Islands where James and Sarah’s children— and their children—married into Geechee families of African descent. Yet generation after generation kept a special promise to Sarah to honor their Jewish heritage. COM • 800-KARBEN Kar-Ben A DIVISION OF LERNER PUBLISHING GROUP, INC. A. Library bound Grades 2-4/Ages 7-10 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.

Title. 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.

After spending many years in Nantucket, Massachusetts, and Albuquerque, New Mexico, Jeremy Tugeau and his wife, Nicole, recently moved to Cleveland Heights, Ohio, with their two young children, Ruby and George. , an agency that represents artists. ALWAYS AN OLIVIA painter, he has illustrated a number of educational had to flee from Spanish soldiers during a time called the Inquisition. Generations later, one girl, Sarah, was captured by pirates who planned to sell her in North Africa. But when they landed in Tripoli, Libya, Jewish leaders helped Sarah and her friend James escape.

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