Tonya Bolden

Tonya Bolden is an award-winning author who has written more than twenty historical books for adults and children, many of which focus on prominent African Americans, including Martin Luther King Jr., George Washington Carver, and Frederick Douglass. Her children's book Maritcha: A Nineteenth-Century American Girl won the Coretta Scott King Author Honor Award and the James Madison Award, and her work has continued to garner much praise. A graduate of Princeton and Columbia, she grew up in Harlem.

  • Facing Frederick

    By Tonya Bolden

    Read by Adam Lazarre-White

    The Life of Frederick Douglass, a Monumental American Man

    The story of one of America's most influential African Americans.

    "Narrator Adam Lazarre-White tackles the monumental task of giving voice to one of the best-known orators in American history in this wide-ranging biography of Frederick Douglass." - Audiofile

    Released Wed Jan 10 00:00:00 UTC 2018
    English, Unabridged

  • Emancipation Proclamation

    By Tonya Bolden

    Read by Michael Early

    Lincoln and the Dawn of Liberty

    A powerful and award-winning historical resource from celebrated author Tonya Bolden

    "A convincing, handsomely produced argument..." - Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review

    Released Tue Feb 06 00:00:00 UTC 2018
    English, Unabridged