In My Momma's Kitchen

Paperback | April 10, 2001

byJerdine Nolen

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From Talking Pots Day, when the aunts all gather to make the biggest pot of soup in town, to gathering round Gran Lee's stove on a cold winter afternoon, to serenades and stories late at night, when the rest of the world is asleep, "seems like everything good that happens in my house happens in my momma's kitchen." A celebration of African-American families and mommas everywhere, In My Momma's Kitchen tells the story of a year's events in everybody's favorite room.

From Talking Pots Day, when the aunts all gather to make the biggest pot of soup in town, to serenades and stories late at night, when the rest of the world is asleep, "seems like everything good that happens in my house happens in my momma's kitchen." A celebration of African-American life and the bonds that unite all families, generation after generation.

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From Talking Pots Day, when the aunts all gather to make the biggest pot of soup in town, to gathering round Gran Lee's stove on a cold winter afternoon, to serenades and stories late at night, when the rest of the world is asleep, "seems like everything good that happens in my house happens in my momma's kitchen." A celebration of Afr...

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"Everything good that happens in my house happens in my momma's kitchen".From the Saturdays when the aunts gather to make the biggest pot of soup in town to gathering round Gran Lee's stove on a cold winter afternoon, all kinds of fun and warm memories are cooked up in Momma's kitchen. Award-winning author Jerdine Nolen invites young r...

Jerdine Nolen is the author of a diverse range of picture books, from the thoughtful In My Momma's Kitchen to the wildly imaginative Harvey Potter's Balloon Farm, which was made into a TV movie. Jerdine Nolen lives with her children in Ellicott City, Maryland.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.68 inPublished:April 10, 2001Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0064437868

ISBN - 13:9780064437868

Appropriate for ages: 5 - 5

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"Art and text work together to transport readers to a place where abundant love and sweet memories are staples of daily fare". -- Publishers Weekly