Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Celebrate the Emancipation Proclamation with author Tonya Bolden

Storytelling
Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Celebrate the Emancipation Proclamation with author Tonya Bolden
Mon, January 21st, 2013 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Celebrate the 150th anniversary of this essential part of American history with a special reading from Author Tonya Bolden! Hear Tonya, author of Maritcha: A Nineteenth-Century American Girl, read from her new children’s book Emancipation Proclamation: Lincoln and the Dawn of Liberty. Tonya will also be doing a Q&A, and signing copies of her book. Afterwards, made it a day at the New-York Historical Society with our Abolitionist scavenger hunt, taking place all weekend long!

Also in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, January 20th Macy's Sunday Story Time will feature Martin’s Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by Doreen Rappaport. 

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