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

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  • 16 of 16 copies available at Bibliomation.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Babcock Library - Ashford E Wil (Text to phone) 3311000007409S Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Bentley Memorial Library - Bolton E WIL (Text to phone) 33160091057243 Easy Fiction Available -
Burroughs-Saden Main - Bridgeport Xjj WILLIAMS (Text to phone) 34000057551004 Closed Stacks Juvenile Picture Book Available -
C.H. Booth Library - Newtown E WILLIAMS (Text to phone) 34014022389960 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Edith Wheeler Memorial Library - Monroe JE WIL (Text to phone) 34026073372703 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Franklin Elementary School CFIC WIL (Text to phone) 30206000061017 Picture Book Available -
Kent Library Association - Kent E WIL (Text to phone) 33410000181331 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Kent Memorial Library - Suffield JJ WILLIAMS c. 1 (Text to phone) 32518051369059 Juvenile Fiction Available -
Newfield Branch - Bridgeport jj WILLIAMS (Text to phone) 34000057550287 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Scoville Memorial Library - Salisbury JPIC WILLIAMS (Text to phone) 37538000304093 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
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General Note:
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"--Title page 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"--Title page verso.
Summary, etc.:
A young black girl relates the daily events of her family's migrant life in the cotton fields of central California.
Awards Note:
Coretta Scott King Honor, illustrator, 1993.
Caldecott Honor Book, 1993.
Subject: Child labor > Juvenile fiction.
Migrant labor > Juvenile fiction.
Families > Juvenile fiction.
Cotton picking > Juvenile fiction.
Bildungsromans.
Perseverance (Ethics) > Juvenile fiction.
Time perception > Juvenile fiction.
African Americans > Juvenile fiction.
Poverty > Juvenile fiction.
Agriculture > Juvenile fiction.
Families > Fiction.
Migrant labor > Fiction.
Cotton picking > Fiction.
Migrant labor > Fiction.
Family life > Fiction.
African Americans > Fiction.

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