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Ma Dear's Aprons [Hardcover]

By Patricia C. McKissack (Author) & Floyd Cooper (Illustrator)
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A Newbery Honor Book author and Coretta Scott King Honor Book illustrator join forces for this heartfelt collaboration. The pair movingly capture what life was like for a poor single mother and son in a time before washing machines, cars, and TV sets. Full color.

Publishers Description
Young David Earl always knows what day of the week it is because his mother, Ma Dear, has a different apron for every day except Sunday -- when they can set aside some special no-work time, just for themselves.

Citations And Professional Reviews
Ma Dear's Aprons by Patricia C. McKissack & Floyd Cooper has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
  • Wilson Children's Catalog - 01/01/2006 page 948
  • Publishers Weekly - 01/20/1997 page 401
  • Kirkus Review - Children - 03/01/1997 page 385
  • Booklist - 02/15/1997 page 1027
  • School Library Journal - 06/01/1997 page 98
  • New York Times - 08/03/1997 page 14
  • Hornbook Guide to Children - 01/01/1997 page 292
  • Wilson Children's Catalog 96 - 01/01/1998 page 68
  • Wilson Children's Catalog - 01/01/2001 page 659
  • Publishers Weekly - 01/21/1997


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Item Specifications...


Studio: Atheneum/Anne Schwartz Books
Pages   32
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 11.34" Width: 8.86" Height: 0.5"
Weight:   0.95 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Apr 1, 1997
Publisher   Atheneum/Anne Schwartz Books
Age  5-8
Edition  New  
ISBN  0689810512  
ISBN13  9780689810510  


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More About Patricia C. McKissack & Floyd Cooper


Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Patricia and Frederick McKissack are the authors of numerous award-winning books, including REBELS AGAINST SLAVERY: AMERICAN SLAVES REVOLT and BLACK HANDS, WHITE SAILS: THE STORY OF AFRICAN AMERICAN WHALERS, both Coretta Scott King Honor Books, and SOJOURNER TRUTH: AIN'T I A WOMAN?, a Coretta Scott King Honor Book and winner of the Boston Globe/Horn Book Award. Patricia and Frederick McKissack live in St. Louis, Missouri. John McKissack resides in Memphis, Tennessee.


Patricia C. McKissack currently resides in St. Louis, in the state of Missouri. Patricia C. McKissack was born in 1944.

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Product Categories

1Books > Subjects > Children > Ages 4-8 > General
2Books > Subjects > Children > Authors & Illustrators, A-Z > ( C ) > Cooper, Floyd
3Books > Subjects > Children > People & Places > Girls & Women > Fiction
4Books > Subjects > Children > People & Places > Multicultural Stories > African-American
5Books > Subjects > Children > Science, Nature & How It Works > Health > Hygiene
6Books > Subjects > Children > Ages 4-8
7Books > Subjects > Children > Literature



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Excellent book   Jan 12, 2007
This book is wonderfully written and accurately uses the popular southern term of endearment "Ma Dear" (short for mother dear).
 

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