An African Princess

People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism
Author(s):
Lyra Edmonds
Illustrator(s):
Anne Wilson
Age Group:
4-8
Publisher:
Candlewick Press
ISBN:
978-0763625955
Year:
People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism

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.

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