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Kin : rooted in hope / Carole Boston Weatherford ; art by Jeffery Boston Weatherford.

A multi-generational family history told in the voices of the author's ancestors, spanning enslavement alongside Frederick Douglass at Maryland's Wye House plantation, service in the U.S. Colored Troops, and the founding of all-Black Reconstruction-era communities.

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  • ISBN: 9781665913621
  • ISBN: 1665913622
  • Physical Description: 202 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, [2023]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 200-202).
Target Audience Note:
Ages 9 to 12. Atheneum Books for Young Readers.
Subject: African Americans > Juvenile poetry.
Slavery > Juvenile poetry.
Children's poetry, American.
Novels in verse.
Families > Juvenile fiction.
Slavery > Juvenile fiction.
Maryland > History > Juvenile fiction.
African Americans > Juvenile fiction.
Novels in verse.
Genre: Novels in verse.
Historical fiction.

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Lehigh Carbon Library Cooperative. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Emmaus Public Library.


  • 0 current holds with 2 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Emmaus Public Library YA FIC WEATHERFORD (Text) 36446002107210 New Young Adult Fiction Available -

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