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

Available copies

  • 16 of 16 copies available at Bibliomation.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Silas Bronson Library - Waterbury S JP WILLIAMS, S (Text to phone) 34005075727346 Storage Available -
Slater Public Library - Griswold E WIL (Text to phone) 55555000425253 Juvenile Easy Available -
Thompson Public Library HISTORY Williams (Text to phone) 34038118833516 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Willimantic Public Library E WIL (Text to phone) 34036047054188 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Wolcott Public Library E WILLIAMS, S. (Text to phone) 34031100719157 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Woodbury Public Library J Williams c. 1 (Text to phone) 34018065546352 Juvenile Fiction 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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