Harriette Gillem Robinet is best known for historical fiction in which she portrays African-American children and adults living in pivotal times in U.S. history. Her works have won numerous awards, including the Carl Sandburg Award, the Scott O'Dell Award for children's historical fiction, and the Jane Addams Award. She has lived in Oak Park with her husband and family for more than three decades. Learn more about Harriette Gillem Robinet at www.hgrobinet.com .
Walking to the Bus-Rider Blues (2000) 
Forty Acres and Maybe a Mule (1998) 
The Twins, the Pirates, and the Battle of New Orleans (1997) 
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