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PEMBA'S SONG: A Ghost Story. by  Marilyn and Tonya C. HegamIn Nelson - First Edition - (2008) - from, IOBA and

PEMBA'S SONG: A Ghost Story.

by Nelson, Marilyn and Tonya C. HegamIn

Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket./fine

New York:: Scholastic,, (2008). Fine in fine dust jacket.. First edition. The first collaboration between these two authors - Nelson (who wrote her earlier books under the name Waniek) is an award-winning poet and children's writer. The story of a 14 year old girl who moves from Brooklyn to "nowhere" Connecticut, but then has paranormal experiences which draw her into the life of a mulatto slave girl - Phyllys - who was murdered in that house. Much of this book is based on the history of Colchester, Connecticut - and Abraham Hajj, a history buff who lives there, appears in the book as a researcher who encourages Pemba to find out the truth. 129 pp.
  • Bookseller:, IOBA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 73084
  • Title: PEMBA'S SONG: A Ghost Story.
  • Author: Nelson, Marilyn and Tonya C. HegamIn
  • Book condition: Used - Fine in fine dust jacket.
  • Jacket condition: fine
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 054502076X
  • ISBN 13: 9780545020763
  • Publisher: Scholastic,
  • Place: New York:
  • Date published: (2008)
  • Keywords: young adult, slavery, poetry, ghost, visions, connecticut setting,
  • Bookseller catalogs: African American Children's books;


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