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Publisher Comments:

This childs view of the long days work in the cotton fields, simply expressed in a poets resonant language, is a fresh and stirring look at migrant family life. “With its restrained poetic text and impressionist paintings, this is a picture book for older readers, too.”--Booklist

Synopsis:

The child's eye-view of a long day's work picking cotton in a poet's resonant language. Full-color illustrations by award-winning artist Carole Byard capture the dramatic texture of life in the fields. 1993 Caldecott Honor Book; 1993 Coretta Scott King Honor Book.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780152996246
Editor:
D'Andrade, Diane
Author:
D'Andrade, Diane
Illustrator:
Byard, Carole
Author:
Byard, Carole
Author:
Williams, Sherley Anne
Author:
Williams, Shirley A.
Publisher:
HMH Books for Young Readers
Location:
San Diego :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Family life
Subject:
Ethnic - African American
Subject:
Afro-americans
Subject:
Ethnic - General
Subject:
People & Places - General
Subject:
Business, Careers, Occupations
Subject:
Migrant labor
Subject:
Cotton
Subject:
Afro-Americans -- Fiction.
Subject:
Cotton picking.
Subject:
Cotton picking -- Fiction.
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper, Picture
Series Volume:
16
Publication Date:
19970215
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from K up to 2
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Full-color illustrations
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
9 x 11 in
Age Level:
04-08

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"Synopsis" by , The child's eye-view of a long day's work picking cotton in a poet's resonant language. Full-color illustrations by award-winning artist Carole Byard capture the dramatic texture of life in the fields. 1993 Caldecott Honor Book; 1993 Coretta Scott King Honor Book.

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