Synopses & Reviews
This childand#8217;s view of the long dayand#8217;s work in the cotton fields, simply expressed in a poetand#8217;s resonant language, is a fresh and stirring look at migrant family life. and#8220;With its restrained poetic text and impressionist paintings, this is a picture book for older readers, too.and#8221;--Booklist
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.