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WORKING COTTON

Redaktionelle Bewertung - Kirkus - Jane Doe

``We gets to the fields early, before it's even light. Sometimes I still be asleep.'' In grave cadences, young Shelan describes a day of picking with her migrant family. In one of Byard's powerful, impressionistic acrylics (repeated on the jacket), Shelan stares penetratingly at readers as she slumps wearily amid piles of cotton; otherwise, the figures here are stooped, shadowy, tragically ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Review: Working Cotton

Nutzerbericht  - Sarah Snyder - Goodreads

This book is one of my favorites. The book tells the story of the child's life working in a cotton field. I loved how this author did the story in a poem. The illustrations were perfect for matching the story. Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - Hollee Young - Goodreads

I really enjoyed reading this book. I liked the illustrations throughout the text. I love how they tied the history into it. It makes you realize how uneducated some African Americans that were put ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - Maggie - Goodreads

1993 Caldecott Honor Beautiful, wispy illustrations blow through the pages as the wind blows through the fields An important story to be told, to remember our history, well-coupled with a lesson on ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - Hannah Stachewicz - Goodreads

The language of this book stood out for me. It paints such a realistic, vivid picture in my head about what was happening. Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - Jordan Williams - Goodreads

This book uses great details that really make you feel you are experiencing it yourself. I feel bad for children that had to work in cotton fields. Well, I feel sorry for anyone that does. This book ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - Amber - Goodreads

The most interesting point that I liked about this book was that it was the child's perspective of working in the cotton fields. I found myself feeling very sorry for the whole family as I read the ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - Sherry Thornberry - Goodreads

I relly like the way this book was written just as the language would be spoken by the African American cotton pickers. It really helped give me a sense of being there. I imagined the fields were hot ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - Kayla - Goodreads

I like how the author demonstrated the characters voice. For example, the very first page it states, "We gets to the fields early, before it's even light. Sometime I still be sleep." This book can ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - Amy Foster - Goodreads

A straightfoward and beautifully presented book. Vollständige Rezension lesen

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