Item description for Ma Dear's Aprons by Patricia C. McKissack & Floyd Cooper...
Overview 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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Studio: Atheneum/Anne Schwartz Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 11.34" Width: 8.86" Height: 0.5" Weight: 0.95 lbs.
Release Date Apr 1, 1997
Publisher Atheneum/Anne Schwartz Books
ISBN 0689810512 ISBN13 9780689810510
Availability 0 units.
More About Patricia C. McKissack & Floyd Cooper
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.