Born in 1812, Henriette Delille would pursue a calling to care for slaves, the sick, and the poor. An African American herself, she established a religious community for women of color. This middle-reader historical novel offers a fascinating glimpse into the history and unique culture of the free people of color in New Orleans.
|Publisher:||Pelican Publishing Company, Incorporated|
|Sold by:||Barnes & Noble|
|File size:||1 MB|
|Age Range:||8 - 12 Years|
About the Author
Colette H. Stelly is the former foreign language department head of Isidore Newman School where she initiated the Advanced Placement French program. In addition to serving as a member of the Academic Advisory Committee for Educational Testing Service, she was a past president of the Louisiana Chapter of the American Association of Teachers of French and a member of the Council for the Development of French in Louisiana. She resides in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Phyllis Reppel's designs have received numerous awards. Children's Hospital was awarded the Best of Show in Graphic Design for Sugarplum Ball invitation, which was designed by Reppel. She lives in New Orleans, Louisiana.