Working cotton / written by Sherley Anne Williams ; illustrated by Carole Byard.
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- ISBN: 0152996249
- ISBN: 9780152996246
- ISBN: 0152000046 (lib. bdg.)
- ISBN: 9780152000042 (lib. bdg.)
- ISBN: 0152014829 (Voyager : pbk.)
- ISBN: 9780152014827 (Voyager : pbk.)
- Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 29 cm
- Edition: 1st ed.
- Publisher: San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, ©1992
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.
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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This child's view of the long day's work in the cotton fields, simply expressed in a poet's resonant language, is a fresh and stirring look at migrant family life. "With its restrained poetic text and impressionist paintings, this is a picture book for older readers, too."-- Booklist