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Righting Canada's Wrongs: Africville

An African Nova Scotian Community Is Demolished — and Fights Back

by Gloria Ann Wesley

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Description

Righting Canada’s Wrongs: Africville is designed to provide an introductory-level overview of the history of Halifax’s Africville community with particular emphasis on the lived experience of its residents. This title makes use of photos and illustrations, firsthand accounts, and sections of easily digestible text to engage students with the material. The titles in this series are ideal for introductory-level university classes where students may not have encountered these subjects before.

About the Author

Gloria Ann Wesley

GLORIA ANN WESLEY holds the distinction of being Nova Scotia's first published Black poet. She is a trained teacher and has taught at all grade levels. Gloria is the author of two novels, two books of poetry, and several picture books. Chasing Freedom was nominated for the 2011 Anne Connor Brimer Book Award for Atlantic Canadian Children's Literature. If This is Freedom was chosen for One Book Nova Scotia in 2017. Her latest work is Abigail's Wish. Gloria resides in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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Contributor Notes

GLORIA ANN WESLEY is an award-winning African-Nova Scotian writer and a former teacher. She is the author of two novels, two books of poetry, and several picture books. If This is Freedom was chosen for One Book Nova Scotia in 2017. Her latest work is Abigail's Wish. Gloria resides in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Recommended Age and Grade
Age:
13 to 18
Grade:
8 to 12
Awards
  • Commended, Ontario Library Association's Best Bets