Tonya Bolden

Portrait of Tonya Bolden Tonya K. Bolden (born March 1, 1959) is an American writer best known for her works of children's literature, especially children's nonfiction. Bolden has authored, co-authored, collaborated on, or edited more than forty books. Hillary Rodham Clinton praised her 1998 book ''33 Things Every Girl Should Know'' in a speech at Seneca Falls, N.Y. on the 150th anniversary of the first Women's Rights Convention. ''Maritcha: A Nineteenth-Century American Girl'' (2005), her children's biography of Maritcha Rémond Lyons, was the James Madison Book Award Winner and one of four honor books for the American Library Association’s Coretta Scott King Author Award. ''M.L.K.: Journey of a King'' (2007) won the Orbis Pictus award from the National Council of Teachers of English, the organization’s highest award for children’s nonfiction, and the next year, her ''George Washington Carver'' (2008) was one of five honor books for the same award. In 2016, the Children’s Book Guild of Washington, D.C. selected Bolden for its Nonfiction Award in recognition of her entire body of work, which, according to the award, has “contributed significantly to the quality of nonfiction for children.”. Provided by Wikipedia
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  1. by Bolden, Tonya
    Published 2020
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  2. Maritcha
    a nineteenth-century American girl
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    by Bolden, Tonya
    Published 2005
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  3. Changing the equation
    50+ US Black women in STEM
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    by Bolden, Tonya
    Published 2020
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  4. Tell all the children our story
    memories and mementos of being young and Black in America
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    by Bolden, Tonya
    Published 2001
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  5. Strong voices
    fifteen American speeches worth knowing
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    by Bolden, Tonya
    Published 2022
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  6. No small potatoes
    Junius G Groves and his kingdom in Kansas
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    by Bolden, Tonya
    Published 2018
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  7. Speak up speak out!
    the extraordinary life of "Fighting Shirley Chisholm"
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    by Bolden, Tonya
    Published 2022
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  8. by Bolden, Tonya
    Published 2017
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  9. The champ
    the story of Muhammad Ali
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    by Bolden, Tonya
    Published 2004
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  10. Emancipation Proclamation
    Lincoln and the dawn of liberty
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    by Bolden, Tonya
    Published 2013
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  11. MLK
    journey of a King
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    by Bolden, Tonya
    Published 2007
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  12. Wake up our souls
    a celebration of Black American artists
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    by Bolden, Tonya
    Published 2004
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  13. The champ
    the story of Muhammad Ali
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    by Bolden, Tonya
    Published 2007
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  14. Strong voices
    fifteen American speeches worth knowing
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    by Bolden, Tonya
    Published 2020
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  15. Searching for Sarah Rector
    the richest black girl in America
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    by Bolden, Tonya
    Published 2014
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  16. Facing Frederick
    the life of Frederick Douglass a monumental American man
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    by Bolden, Tonya
    Published 2017
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  17. Facing Frederick
    the life of Frederick Douglass a monumental American man
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    by Bolden, Tonya
    Published 2018
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  18. Going places
    Victor Hugo Green and his glorious book
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    by Bolden, Tonya
    Published 2022
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  19. Pathfinders
    the journeys of 16 extraordinary Black souls
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    by Bolden, Tonya
    Published 2017
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  20. by Bolden, Tonya
    Published 2019
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