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

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
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.
Coretta Scott King Honor, illustrator, 1993.
Caldecott Honor Book, 1993.
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
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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Working Cotton
Working Cotton
by Williams, Sherley Anne; Byard, Carole (Illustrator)
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Working Cotton

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
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