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Working cotton

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Published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich in San Diego .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Migrant labor -- Fiction.,
  • Cotton picking -- Fiction.,
  • Family life -- Fiction.,
  • African Americans -- Fiction.

  • About the Edition

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

    Edition Notes

    Statementwritten by Sherley Anne Williams ; illustrated by Carole Byard.
    GenreFiction.
    ContributionsByard, Carole M., ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.W668174 Wo 1992
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1542712M
    ISBN 100152996249
    LC Control Number91021586

    MLA Format. The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "Eunice has been working in a cotton mill for five y ". Book Summary The Help, Kathryn Stockett's debut novel, tells the story of black maids working in white Southern homes in the early s in Jackson, Mississippi, and of Miss Eugenia "Skeeter" Phelan, a year-old graduate from Ole Miss, who returns to her family's cotton plantation, Longleaf, to find that her beloved maid and nanny. Abstract. MOST of what is known about the early development of the cotton industry in Britain can be found in Wadsworth and Mann’s The Cotton Trade and Industrial Lancashire, –It appears that the manufacture of cotton came to Britain from the Low Countries in the sixteenth century, one of the range of ‘new draperies’ that was transforming the textile industry in the later Cited by: Ronald Cotton Main character, man who was accused of raping Jennifer and sent to court where he was found guilty and endured 11 years of prison till finally being released thanks to DNA testing, marries Robbin and has a daughter named Raven.


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Working Cotton is based on poems from The Peacock Poems, a National Book Award nominee, and his her first book for children. Carole Byard () was an artist and illustrator whose books for children twice won the Coretta Scott King award/5(17).

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Sherlan, the next-to-the-youngest daughter in an African-American family, describes read more. Sherlan, the next-to-the-youngest daughter in an African-American family, describes a typical day working in the fields with her parents and three sisters.

Working Cotton. by Williams, Sherley Anne. Illustrated by Carole,Byard. (Harcourt, ISBN 0 15 9) Picture Book. 32 pages. Grades 2+. This book was reviewed by Carol Otis Hurst in Teaching K-8 Magazine. Review. A young girl narrates, using Black English, the story of her day in a cotton field.

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