Always an Olivia: A Remarkable Family History (Paperback)

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By Carolivia Herron, Jeremy Tugeau (Illustrator)
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An elderly black grandmother passes on the story of the family's Jewish origins to her young granddaughter, Carol Olivia. As family members flee the Spanish Inquisition, are kidnapped by pirates and eventually sail to America, one daughter in each generation is given the name Olivia, from the Hebrew Shulamit meaning "peace," to honor the Jewish part of their ancestry. Critically-acclaimed author Carolivia Herron (Nappy Hair) shares this engaging, multicultural tale is based on her own family's heritage.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780761391005
ISBN-10: 0761391002
Publisher: Kar-Ben Publishing
Publication Date: January 1st, 2012
Pages: 30
Language: English