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    • Martha Ann's Quilt for Queen Victoria

    • By: Kyra E. Hicks
    • Narrated by: Sheri Pigott
    • Length: 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Martha Ann's Quilt for Queen Victoria is the true story of Martha Ann Ricks, an ex-slave who spent 50 years saving spare coins to fulfill her dream of meeting the Queen of England. Martha Ann is 12 years old when Papa finally saves enough money to purchase her freedom from slavery. In 1830, the family leaves east Tennessee to begin a new life in Liberia. On market days, Martha Ann watches the British navy patrolling the Liberian coast to stop slave catchers from kidnapping her family and friends. Martha Ann decides to thank Queen Victoria in person....

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