Priscilla and the Hollyhocks Book
Priscilla and the Hollyhocks Book
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Priscilla and the Hollyhocks

Written by Ann Broyles and illustrated by Anna Alter

Published by Charlesbridge

Publisher's Summary

Priscilla is only four years old when her mother is sold to another master. All Priscilla has to remember her mother by are the hollyhocks she planted by the cow pond. At age ten, Priscilla is sold to a Cherokee family and continues her life as a slave. She keeps hope for a better life alive by planting hollyhocks wherever she goes. At last, her forced march along the Trail of Tears brings a chance encounter that leads to her freedom. Includes an author's note with more details about this fascinating true story as well as instructions for making hollyhock dolls.

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  • Age Range: 6-9
  • Pages: 32
  • Book Type: picture
  • Publication Date: January 8, 2019
  • ISBN: 1570916764
  • ISBN 13: 978-1570916762
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