- Published: New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2014.
- Year Published: 2014
- Description: 76 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
- Language: English
- Format: Book
- Rector, Sarah, -- 1902
- African Americans -- Biography.
- Creek Indians -- Biography.
- Indians of North America -- Biography.
- Women -- Biography.
- Petroleum industry and trade -- History -- 20th century. -- Oklahoma
- Creek County (Okla.) -- Biography.
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Call number: Y 976.684 Bo
160 acres -- Three and a half dollars an acre -- Twelve and a half percent -- One million dollars.
Recounts the story of the 1914 disappearance of eleven-year-old Sarah Rector, an African American who was part of the Creek Indian people and whose land had made her wealthy, and what it reveals about race, money, and American society.
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