Henriette Delille: Rebellious Saint

Henriette Delille: Rebellious Saint

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Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781589808416
Publisher: Pelican Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 08/03/2010
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 200
File size: 1 MB
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Elsie B. Martinez graduated from Newcomb College, where she wrote for the university newspaper, Hullabaloo. In addition to authoring numerous books, she has contributed articles to the Times-Picayune. Martinez is a Friend of the New Orleans Museum of Art and lives in New Orleans, Louisiana.
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.

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