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Working cotton / written by Sherley Anne Williams ; illustrated by Carole Byard.

By: Williams, Sherley Anne, 1944-1999.
Contributor(s): Byard, Carole M [ill.] | Stahl, Trina [bkd] | Wallerstein, Warren [asn] | Hough, David [asn] | Harcourt Brace Jovanovich [pbl] | Tien Wah Press Sdn. Bhd [prt] | Bright Arts, Ltd [prt] | Thompson Type [tyg].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, c1992Edition: 1st ed.Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 24 x 29 cm.ISBN: 0152996249; 9780152996246; 0152000046 (lib. bdg.); 9780152000042 (lib. bdg.).Subject(s): Child labor -- Juvenile fiction | Migrant labor -- Juvenile fiction | Families -- Juvenile fiction | Cotton picking -- Juvenile fiction | Coming of age -- Juvenile fiction | Perseverance (Ethics) -- Juvenile fiction | Time perception -- Juvenile fiction | African Americans -- Juvenile fiction | Poverty -- Juvenile fiction | Agriculture -- Juvenile fiction | Families -- Fiction | Migrant labor -- FictionDDC classification: [E] Awards: Coretta Scott King Honor, illustrator, 1993. | Caldecott Honor Book, 1993.Summary: A young black girl relates the daily events of her family's migrant life in the cotton fields of central California.
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Item type Current location Call number Status Date due Barcode
CML Easy Fiction University of Texas At Tyler
CML Easy Fiction Area
W7275WO (Browse shelf) Available 0000001129931

Art techniques used: Impressionistic acrylic.

"The text of Working Cotton is based on the poems "the trimming of the feathers" and "conejo," originally published in The Peacock Poems by Sherley Anne Williams"--t.p. verso.

"The text type was set in Berkeley Old Medium by Thompson Type, San Diego, California. Color separations were made by Bright Arts, Ltd., Singapore. Production supervision by Warren Wallerstein and David Hough. Designed by Trina Stahl" --t.p. verso

A young black girl relates the daily events of her family's migrant life in the cotton fields of central California.

Coretta Scott King Honor, illustrator, 1993.

Caldecott Honor Book, 1993.

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