An African Princess

Author(s) Lyra Edmonds
Illustrator(s) Anne Wilson
Age Group 4-8
Publisher Candlewick Press
ISBN 978-0763625955
Year 2004

This is a story about a girl of mixed race discovering her family history and identity. Lyra is told by her family that she is an African Princess. But when she tells her school friends, they don't believe her. It is only when she flies to the vibrant Caribbean to visit her Taunte May that she discovers her own history.