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

Author/Creator:
Williams, Sherley Anne, 1944-1999, author.
Edition:
[1st ed.]
Publication:
San Diego ; New York ; London : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Publishers, [©1992]. (Singapore : Printed and bound by Tien Wah Press)
Format/Description:
Book
[32] unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 24 x 29 cm.
Subjects:
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.
African Americans
Agriculture
Bildungsromans.
Child labor.
Cotton picking.
Families.
Migrant labor.
Perseverance (Ethics)
Poverty
Time perception.
Childrens subjects:
Family life -- Juvenile fiction.
Afro-Americans -- Juvenile fiction.
Form/Genre:
Fiction.
Juvenile works.
Place of Publication:
United States California San Diego.
United States New York (State) New York.
England London.
Summary:
A young black girl relates the daily events of her family's migrant life in the cotton fields of central California.
Notes:
"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"--t.p. verso.
"The illustrations in this book were done in acrylic paints on Stonehenge white paper. The display type was set in Caruso Scratch Dot"--t.p. verso.
"Production supervision by Warren Wallerstein and David Hough. Designed by Trina Stahl"--t.p. verso.
Designed by Atha Tehon.
Coretta Scott King Honor, illustrator, 1993.
Caldecott Honor Book, 1993.
Local notes:
Tehon Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2014 by Susan Tehon
Tehon Collection copy: dust jacket retained.
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Banks Collection copy: dustjacket retained.
Banks Collection copy has "Reinforced binding".
Penn Provenance:
Tehon, Atha (former owner) (Tehon Collection copy)
Tehon, Susan (donor) (Tehon Collection copy)
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1992
Contributor:
Byard, Carole M., illustrator.
Stahl, Trina, book designer.
Wallerstein, Warren, associated name.
Hough, David, associated name.
Tehon, Atha, designer.
Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, publisher.
Tien Wah Press Sdn. Bhd., printer.
Atha Tehon Thiras Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Children's Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0152996249 :
9780152996246
0152000046
9780152000042
0152014829
9780152014827
OCLC:
23970022
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