Seven Stories Press

Works of Radical Imagination

Harriet Hyman Alonso


Harriet Alonso is the author of five books, including the prize-winning biography, Growing Up Abolitionist: The Story of the Garrison Children, and a recipient of the National Endowment for the Humanities Research Fellowship. She is a recently retired professor of History at the City College of New York. She lives in Brooklyn, New York. Martha and the Slave Catchers is her first novel for younger readers.

Hariret Hyman Alonso reads and discusses her new novel for children ages 8–12: a riveting story of one girl's daring rescue of her brother after he is capture by slave catchers during pre-Civil War America.
Brooklyn, NEW YORK
Cortelyou Library