Kyra E. Hicks
Publisher: Black Threads Press (October 17, 2012)
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Martha Ann is twelve years previous whilst Papa ultimately saves adequate funds to buy her freedom from slavery. In 1830, the kinfolk leaves east Tennessee to start a brand new existence in Liberia. On marketplace days, Martha Ann watches the British army patrolling the Liberian coast to forestall slave catchers from kidnapping her friends and family and forcing them again into slavery. Martha Ann makes a decision to thank Queen Victoria in individual for sending the military. yet first, she needs to make sure how you can make the 3,500-mile voyage to England, discover a appropriate present for the Queen, and face up to the ridicule of friends and family who examine of her most unlikely dream. Martha Ann's duvet for Queen Victoria is the real tale of Martha Ann Ricks, an ex-slave who spent fifty years saving spare cash to meet her dream of assembly the Queen of England.This precise tale can also be to be had in Spanish. search for "La Colcha de Martha Ann para los angeles Reina Victoria."