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Searching for Sarah Rector

The Richest Black Girl in America

Tonya Bolden


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Praise For Searching for Sarah Rector: The Richest Black Girl in America

"This handsome volume with its many photographs is carefully sourced and has a helpful glossary, illustration credits and index. Bolden admirably tells a complex story while modeling outstanding research strategy, as her insightful author's note attests."

— Kirkus Reviews, starred review

"This book will be extremely useful to teachers and librarians."

— School Library Journal, starred review

"Bolden's remarks on tracking down Sarah's story will appeal to those who enjoy untangling historical mysteries."

— The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

Harry N. Abrams, 9781419708466, 80pp.

Publication Date: January 7, 2014

About the Author

Tonya Bolden has written numerous bestselling books for children and adults, and her work has garnered many awards, including the Coretta Scott King Honor, James Madison Book Award, School Library Journal Best Book of the Year, and YALSA Best Book of the Year. She lives in New York City. Visit