Working Cotton

San Val, 1997 - 480 Seiten
8 Rezensionen
This childs view of the long days work in the cotton fields, simply expressed in a poets 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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Nutzerbericht  - kriley5 - LibraryThing

My favorite part about this book is the language. The language used is African American Vernacular English, a dialect of Standard English. Teaching in the Baltimore Area, where there is a prominent ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - sstelz2 - LibraryThing

In my opinion, the book, “Working Cotton” is a fantastic historical fiction book that tells children about what it was like to be a slave in the United States. I like this book for three reasons: the ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Über den Autor (1997)

Williams is the award-winning author of numerous poetry collections, plays, and short stories. She is a professor of Literature at the University of California at San Diego.

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