Working Cotton by Sherley Anne WilliamsWorking Cotton by Sherley Anne Williams

Working Cotton

bySherley Anne WilliamsIllustratorCarole Byard

Paperback | February 1, 2001

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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

An award-winning fiction writer, playwright, and poet, Sherley Anne Williams (1944-1999) is best known for her widely acclaimed novel Dessa Rose . Her interest in children's literature was nurtured by story-telling sessions for her son, Malcolm, and his friends. Working Cotton is based on poems from The Peacock Poems, a National Book A...
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Title:Working CottonFormat:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 9 × 11 × 0.1 inPublished:February 1, 2001Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0152014829

ISBN - 13:9780152014827

Appropriate for ages: 4

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This child's view of a long day's work in the cotton fields, simply expressedin a poet's resonant language, is a fresh and stirring look at migrant familylife. Full-color illustrations