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Joyce (Viola) Hansen (1942-)


The Gift-Giver, Houghton Mifflin (Boston, MA), 1980.

Home Boy, Houghton Mifflin (Boston, MA), 1982.

Yellow Bird and Me, Houghton Mifflin (Boston, MA), 1986.

Which Way Freedom?, Walker (New York, NY), 1986.

Out from This Place, Walker (New York, NY), 1986.

Joyce Hansen

Between Two Fires: Black Soldiers in the Civil War, Franklin Watts (New York, NY), 1993.

The Captive, Scholastic (New York, NY), 1994.

I Thought My Soul Would Rise and Fly: The Diary of Patsy, a Freed Girl, Scholastic (New York, NY), 1997.

(With Gary McGowan) Breaking Ground, Breaking Silence: The Story of New York's African Burial Ground, Holt (New York, NY), 1997.

Women of Hope: African Americans Who Made a Difference, Scholastic (New York, NY), 1998.

The Heart Calls Home, Walker (New York, NY), 1999.

"Bury Me Not in a Land of Slaves": African Americans in the Time of Reconstruction, Franklin Watts (Danbury, CT), 2000.

One True Friend, Clarion (New York, NY), 2001.

(With Gary McGowan) Freedom Roads: Searching for the Underground Railway, Cricket Books (Chicago, IL), 2003.

African Princess: The Amazing Lives of Africa's Royal Women, illustrated by Laurie McGaw, Hyperion (New York, NY), 2004.

Contributor of short stories to various anthologies for middle-grade students; contributor of articles to Horn Book, Interracial Books for Children Bulletin, and New Advocate.

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Brief BiographiesBiographies: Bob Graham (1942-) Biography - Awards to Francis Hendy Biography - Born to SewJoyce (Viola) Hansen (1942-) Biography - Writings, Sidelights - Personal, Addresses, Career, Member, Honors Awards